The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning

Ted Knowlton, BAUP ’96

Ted Knowlton, BAUP ’96

Ted Knowlton, BAUP ’96, received the College of Architecture + Planning’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Ted is Deputy Director at the Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC), the MPO for the Salt Lake metropolitan area. Ted’s career has focused on coordinating place making with regional infrastructure planning. His experience includes county and multi-county planning efforts in Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake City. These efforts garnered two prestigious Daniel Burnham awards from the American Planning Association: for Envision Utah’s Quality Growth Strategy and Chicago Metropolis 2020. In Salt Lake City, he led the original development of the Wasatch Choice for 2040 vision. Ted is the president of APAUtah and also teaches CMP’s Introduction to Transportation Planning.