Chris Ganson is a Senior Planner with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, working on issues at the intersection of transportation and land use planning. Chris’ recent efforts have included crafting the parameters of CEQA streamlining for infill and developing transportation greenhouse gas emissions quantification methodologies.
Currently, he serves at technical lead for the implementation of CA SB 743, updating transportation metrics in environmental review. He served on both the Technical Advisory Committee and the Policy Committee for the SB 743 implementation assistance project, “From Driving More to Driving Less.”
Prior to joining OPR, he held positions at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the World Resources Institute, and US EPA Region 9.
B.A. Environmental Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
M.CP. & M.S. City Planning and Transportation Engineering, University of California, Berkeley