Richard G. Bickel, FAICP

Richard Bickel's long and diverse career includes leadership positions in community, county, and regional planning in the Philadelphia region, including planning agencies and a transit authority. His accomplishments range from local and regional plans to preparation of implementation tools, research reports, and outreach activities. One of his most notable accomplishments was serving as the principal drafter of Pennsylvania's 2004 Transit Revitalization Investment District (TRID) Act to encourage transit-oriented development plans and projects. He has also maintained a continuous record of involvement and leadership in planning-related professional associations in Pennsylvania and, nationally, achieving recognition by both peers and organizations. Inducted in 2010.