Curriculum Vitae

J.H. Crawford

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Professional Experience
    Upstate New York, 2006-present
      Writer and Editor. Continued to publish while completing Carfree Design Manual. Published 50th issue of Carfree Times.
    Cascais, Portugal, 2004-2006
      Writer and Editor. Published and Carfree Times. Continued work on Carfree Design Manual. Continued to give presentations in Europe. Consulted on transport issues as they relate to the One Planet Living initiative of World Wildlife Fund.
    School of Architecture, Universidade Independente
    Lisbon, Portugal, 2004
      Lecturer. Principles of Sustainable Urban Infrastructure, a one-semester course in urban planning for third-year students.
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1999-2004
      Writer and Editor. Established while completing Carfree Cities. Promoted carfree concept through articles in various Internet and print publications. Gave presentations and radio interviews in Europe and North America. Started work on Carfree Design Manual.
    Crawford Systems
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1990-1998
      Designer. Developed Internet Web sites. Designed publications. Designed software prototypes and demonstrations. Also prepared business plans, proposals, and technical manuals. Continued development of carfree city plan. Began publication of Carfree Times on-line newsletter. Began writing Carfree Cities.
    Independent Consultant
    San Francisco, California, 1985-1990
      Management Consultant. Designed and implemented database systems. Developed financial models for a large real-estate developer. Prepared venture-capital business plans. Began development of carfree city plan.
    TAK Automation
    Burlingame, California, 1983-1985
      Project Manager. Managed projects for this robotics manufacturer specializing in precision control of DC motors and automated handling of shipping containers.
    The Scott Company
    Hilton Head, South Carolina, 1981-1983
      Director of Research. Managed research projects for this real-estate consulting firm. Researched a broad range of topics for the resort development industry, including land-use planning, market forecasting, marina design, transportation planning, and government regulation.
    New Jersey Department of Transportation
    Trenton, New Jersey, 1979-1981
      Troubleshooter for Director of Rail Electrification. Resolved technical problems delaying $700 million electrification program. Earlier, served as ombudsman for a state-wide bus and rail system. Investigated and corrected operating problems revealed by customer complaints.
    Division of Youth and Family Services
    Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1975-1979
      Child Protection Social Worker. Provided counseling to parents and children to resolve problems in their home environments. Initiated community development efforts.


    Boston University School of Social Work
    Boston, Massachusetts, 1973-1975
      Master of Social Work. Specialized training in working with individuals and groups. Received extra training in leading task-oriented groups. Learned interviewing and leadership skills.
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland, 1965-1969
      Bachelor of Liberal Arts. Concentration in Sociology.


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