Petra Todorovich: America 2050: High-Speed Rail and the Reshaping of America

City and Regional Planning Fall 2010 Colloquium

Petra Todorovich is director of America 2050, a national urban planning initiative to develop an infrastructure plan and growth strategy for America in the 21st century. Todorovich oversees America 2050’s research, advocacy, and planning, in partnership with organizations such as Regional Plan Association, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and the Rockefeller Foundation. She is currently overseeing a research program on high-speed rail in America and is a frequent speaker on the topics of transportation policy, megaregions, and national planning. Todorovich has worked at Regional Plan Association, where America 2050 is based, since 2001. Todorovich is an assistant visiting professor at the Pratt Institute Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Eno Transportation Foundation. She received a bachelor of arts from Vassar College and a master of city and regional planning from Rutgers University.