Suzanne Schulz FAICP

Urban Design and Planning Practice Leader


  • Bachelor of Science, Urban Planning, Michigan State University

Suzanne brings more than 27 years of experience and an extensive background specializing in urban planning, transportation planning, and policy development. In her most recent role with the City of Grand Rapids, Suzanne served as the Managing Director of Design and Development and the City’s Director of Planning. In her nearly 20 years with the City, she was extensively involved in project management for community-led processes, including the Vital Streets Plan and Design Guidelines, the Division Avenue Development Plan for Michigan’s first Bus Rapid Transit system, the Grand Rapids Driving Change Bicycle Safety Education Program, the River Corridor Plan, and the Michigan Street Corridor Plan and Implementation.


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