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John Fernsler


As leader of WRT’s comprehensive planning practice, John drives major community planning and growth management efforts in diverse settings nationwide, including environmentally sensitive areas, communities known for their outstanding quality of life, and growing communities striving to contain sprawl. He also creates strategies for revitalizing and redeveloping downtowns and waterfront resort areas. John is particularly adept at creating consensus among competing interests and in communicating Smart Growth planning concepts to diverse audiences.

Representative Projects:

Albany 2030 Comprehensive Plan Albany, NY

Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan Austin, TX

Portsmouth 2025 Comprehensive Plan Portsmouth, VA

University of Arkansas, Little Rock Little Rock, AR