Next Meeting:

May 12, 2022 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Joint Meeting: Central Coast Section and Cal Poly, SLO Student Chapter


Dr. Dave Amos Assistant Professor Cal Poly Department of City and Regional Planning

Dr. Dave Amos (he/they), is a planning professor by day and a planning YouTuber by night. Since his arrival to Cal Poly in Fall 2021, he has taught CRP 212, Introduction to City Planning, and CRP 410/411, the fourth-year comprehensive planning studios. Meanwhile, he also works on his YouTube channel, City Beautiful. When asked about the origins of his channel, Amos explains that when he was a planner, he “would often talk to advisory committee members or city councils and explain a concept like healthy communities or complete streets” to citizens who did not have a formal education in planning. He wished there were videos he could show them, but few existed.

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2022 Meeting Calendar

March 23, 2022 – Joint (mega) meeting with Southern California, Riverside San Bernardino, and San Diego Sections

Topic: Spaces as Places – Creating Safe Outdoor Places for a Post Pandemic World

May 2022 – Joint Section/Cal Poly Student Chapter Meeting

Topic: Dr. David Amos, Cal Poly Professor will speak about “City Beautiful” his YouTube channel which explains planning concepts to everyone.

June 2022 – Joint Meeting with Central California Section

Topic: TBA

September 2022 – Section Meeting

Topic: TBA

December 2022 – Section Meeting

Topic: Elections