ADC Speakers' Bureau

Kathleen Calongne

Wendell Cox

Peter Gordon

Rick Harrison

Steve Hayward

John Forester

Randal O'Toole

Tom Rubin

John Semmens

Cliff Slater

Sam Staley

American Dream Coalition Speakers' Bureau

Randal O'Toole

Summary: Randal O'Toole is an economist who has studied public land management, urban planning, and transportation issues for more than three decades. He is the author of The Vanishing Automobile and Other Urban Myths: How Smart Growth Harms American Cities and has taught at Yale, UC Berkeley, and Utah State University.

Expertise: Transportation, transit, housing, land-use planning, open space, Denver, Portland (Oregon), San Jose, wildland fire, federal & state lands, endangered species

Best way to reach: email to rot at

Cost: Travel expenses (from Oregon) plus $500 honorarium if Denver or west, $1,000 honorarium if east of Denver

Special needs: None

Downloads: Curriculum Vitae
Report on Housing
Report on Transit