Brian Patterson

Brian Patterson is a principal and senior transportation planner with Urban Systems in Vancouver. He has over 10 years of experience in strategic, multi-modal transportation planning and active modes of transportation.

Patterson has developed and taught bicycle planning and design courses across Canada. He has also developed over 50 bicycle and pedestrian plans as well as designs and studies for communities of all sizes, including almost all of Canada’s largest urban areas: Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Ottawa, and Halifax, among others. His experience includes long-range, city-wide planning and designing streets to be more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly.

Patterson serves on the board of directors of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP), North America’s leading organization for active transportation professionals, representing over 1,300 members across Canada, the United States, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning and a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals, and Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals.

Area(s) of instruction: