Niko Letunic has 25 years of professional experience in transportation and environmental planning. Before co-founding Eisen|Letunic, he worked at several public agencies in the Bay Area, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Association of Bay Area Governments and the City of Oakland.
At Eisen|Letunic, Niko has most recently managed the development of plans and studies for the following agencies or jurisdictions:
- City of Daly City
- City of Pacific Grove
- City of Piedmont
- City of San Bruno
- Kings County Association of Governments
- Lake Area Planning Council (Lake County)
- Transportation Agency for Monterey County
- Tulare County Association of Governments
In keeping with Eisen|Letunic’s small-firm approach and “flat” management structure, Niko served as both principal-in-charge and main staff person on each of those projects. Past projects of his have won awards from the Transportation Research Board and from the American Planning Association, including at the local, state and, most recently, national levels.
Niko was raised in Ecuador and Colombia, and is a fluent Spanish speaker. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and master’s degrees in architectural and planning studies from UT Austin and in business administration from UC Berkeley. Niko is a graduate of the Leadership San Francisco program of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, and has served on the citizens advisory committee of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority; the board of directors of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (including as board president for eight years); and, most recently, the board of directors of Walk San Francisco and the advisory committee of the national Vision Zero Network.