Mr. Ping Chang has over 30 years of regional planning experience in three of the largest metropolitan regions in the nation - Southern California, south Florida and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ping joined the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) in 2001 and is currently the Manager of Compliance and Performance Monitoring with responsibilities in CEQA (including SB 743), Housing & Environmental Justice, and performance assessment, among others. Ping is Principal Author of the award-winning State of the Region Report which tracks progress of Southern California in comparison with other large metropolitan regions in the nation. Prior to joining SCAG, he managed regional planning in south Florida for 15 years.
Ping served on the Technical Advisory Committee for the SB 743 implementation assistance project “From Driving More to Driving Less,” oversaw the case studies for State Route 210, and assisted in supervising the case studies for the Empire Lake mixed use redevelopment and the Irwindale regional shopping center.
M.A. Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley
M.A. Transportation Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. candidate in Transportation, University of California, Berkele