Bruce A. Race, FAICP

Evident through his leadership in public service and in the profession, Bruce Race is a persistent and effective advocate for responsible stewardship of urban places. He insists on the need to empower citizens, believing engaged communities make for better plans. His leadership has influenced the renaissance of San Francisco's public realm, stimulated the growing regionalism movement in California's Central Valley, prepared a generation of young people to become active citizens, redefined contemporary thinking about community revitalization, and catalyzed the start-up of a new interdisciplinary university master's program. His projects have garnered 30 planning awards including 15 from the American Planning Association. Inducted 2012.