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Deborah Murphy, Associate AIA
Deborah Murphy Urban Design + Planning, Principal & Los Angeles Walks, Executive Director

Deborah serves as an Urban Design/Planning and Grant Preparation consultant to Metro; the cities of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Santa Monica and Long Beach; and non-profits including Hollywood Property Owners Alliance, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation, the Eco-Rapid Transit Authority, the Playhouse District Association, East Los Angeles Community Corporation, Little Tokyo Service Center, the Warner Center Association and the Trust for Public Land. Deborah has facilitated the successful award of over $85 million in grant funds for new parks/open space and pedestrian/bicycle/transit improvements.

Deborah is widely recognized for her leadership and vision in community consensus building, comprehensive city and active transportation planning, streetscape design and pedestrian safety issues. In her efforts to make Los Angeles more walkable, she founded a pedestrian advocacy organization, Los Angeles Walks, is the Chair of the City of Los Angeles Pedestrian Advisory Committee, a member of the Green LA Coalition Living Streets Initiative, a board member of the Streetsblog Los Angeles and has conducted Walkabouts in Hollywood, Glassell Park/Cypress Park and Downtown Pasadena. She also teaches part time at Cal Poly Pomona.

Last updated: 09-Feb-2015 02:39 PM
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