Gresham Smith’s Erin Thoresen and Eric Lusher to Speak at Georgia Planning Association Fall Conference

Planning Professionals to Speak at the Georgia Planning Association Fall Conference

Event Date

Gresham Smith is proud to announce that Erin Thoresen, a senior transportation planner, and Eric Lusher, the Georgia planning department leader, are set to present at the Georgia Planning Association Fall Conference on Wednesday, September 20, and Tuesday, September 21, 2023, in Savannah, Ga.

Lusher will also serve as a team captain in the Ethics Bowl, a gameshow-style event that refreshes attendees on the adherence to the Planning Code of Ethics.

Information on their presentations is below.


A Tale of Two Trails

Presented by Gresham Smith’s Erin Thoresen along with staff from Cobb County and another consultant on Wednesday, September 20 at 2:30 p.m.

This session will highlight Erin’s leadership in preparing the trail feasibility and conceptual planning work for the proposed Noonday Creek Trail.


Get Going With Your CTP: The Latest in Comprehensive Transportation Planning

Presented by Gresham Smith’s Eric Lusher, Cherokee County staff, Atlanta Regional Commission staff and another consultant on Thursday, September 21 at 3:45 p.m.

Eric will be speaking on a variety of best practices including the inclusion of equity considerations, integration of community engagement and project prioritization procedures that he has historically used in preparing Transportation Plans throughout the state of Georgia.