James F. Parajon, FAICP

The professional planning work of James F. Parajon has distinguished him as one of the more innovative planners in our profession. His diverse achievements include the development and implementation of hallmark plans, multi‐modal transportation programs, economic development initiatives, and redevelopment strategies for cities in several states. James has been at the leading edge of developing community transportation solutions that work, creating new paradigms for effectively managing challenges such as natural disasters, health issues and solutions to crime in communities, and taking bold steps to help empower citizens. During James’s career, his planning has brought to life the visions of communities. Inducted 2014.