I have been passionate about cities, urban systems and Philadelphia for years. It's why I was an Urban Studies Major during my undergraduate career at Penn, and why I have a dual degree in City Planning and Government Administration.
Transportation, Sustainability, Local Politics, Community Development
Urban planner with a focus on transportation and green infrastructure.
Transit Oriented Development, Place-making
Ariel has served on the boards of organizations from Cedar Park Neighbors to the Design Advocacy Group, the Gershmany Y and Young Involved Philadelphia. He was a 2010 Political Fellow at the Center for Progressive Leadership.
"Philadelphians want change, so long as everything looks the same when its done." - Rina Cutler