Randy Van Vleck has been with City Heights Community Development Corporation since 2010, where he works as the Transportation & Planning Manager. In 2008, he graduated with Honors from UC San Diego with a BA in Sociology and a Minor in Urban Studies & Planning. In his work, Randy connects residents to decision making opportunities, helps facilitate community-based transportation planning, advocates for policies that achieve transportation justice, and works with agencies to advance walking, biking, and transit projects in the City Heights area.
He has helped secure $180 million in infrastructure for walking, biking, and transit projects in the Mid City area and co-led a campaign to change course on a freeway expansion project on the Martin Luther King Jr. SR-94 which will now implement a community-supported Bus-On-Shoulder Pilot Project. Randy stays rooted in the community he grew up in – Castle Park, Chula Vista. He founded Bike Walk Chula Vista in 2012. Under his leadership, Bike Walk Chula Vista was able to generate community, business, and political support for the implementation of four miles of bike lanes on Broadway Ave.
He also founded and co-organizes Los Cruzadores which has led transnational bike rides from San Diego to Tijuana since 2006. Randy serves as an appointed member of the City of San Diego Bicycle Advisory Board, and served on the SR-15 CenterLine BRT Stations Study, University Avenue Working Group, and San Diego County Bike Coalition Board of Directors. He is a 3rd generation San Diegan, and a 2nd generation Brazilian-American.