Zack Haison Dinh

Urban Designer

Zack Dinh is an urban designer with a background in transportation planning and urban design. His professional experience focuses on encouraging sustainable behavior change by the design of the built environment:

  • Context appropriate physical enhancements based on Smart Growth principals
  • Urban design and streetscape design that promote walking, biking, and transit.
  • Integration of bicycle facilities and programs in buildings, secure bike parking, and bike share
  • Public realm activation strategies utilizing temporary elements

Prior to joining CD+A, Zack worked at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. His duties focused on interagency project management and program development for Vision Zero and transportation demand management (TDM) projects, as well as GIS mapping, data collection, and survey implementation. As a researcher for SPUR, he contributed to regional transportation and land use policy reports including: Freedom to Move, and Seamless Transit. While attending San Francisco State University, Zack designed and implemented the university's first cross-campus bicycle pathway, identified locations for secure bike parking, and helped to coordinate campus bicycle encouragement efforts.

Years of Experience

  • 1

Professional Practice

  • 2015 - Urban Designer, Community Design + Architecture
  • 2014 - 2015 Transportation Planner, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency


  • 2013 Bachelor of Arts Urban Studies & Planning, Minor Geography, San Francisco State University


  • Member, SPUR