Elizabeth Gallardo is an urban planner at the City of Los Angeles and has been a Lecturer at Cal Poly Pomona since 2013. Elizabeth's planning practice has a special focus in community planning, outreach, land use, active transportation, transportation demand management, behavior change, community development, urban design, and the integration of streets and culture.
An LA native, Elizabeth’s work focuses on revitalization through existing infrastructures, placemaking, social engagement, cultural production, and sustainability. Elizabeth’s planning practice aims to fulfill the desire to have a unique, special, and poetic experience in the world, while adhering to regenerative economic, social and environmental practices.
Currently Elizabeth works on Community Planning Implementation and Coordination at the City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning. Past assignments include the Hollywood Community Plan Update, People St, and Bicycle Coordination in the Active Transportation Division of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation. Prior to obtaining a MURP degree at Cal Poly Pomona, Elizabeth studied landscape architecture and received her BA from Oberlin College.
Elizabeth currently teaches the Urban Design Seminar (URP 485).