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Xin Tong

Xin Tong

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

                              Xin Tong                              
880 N Alameda St #310W•(213)239-3673•tongxin09@gmail.com
 

EDUCATION
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA                                                8/12
Master of Planning,    Major: Transportation and Infrastructure Planning
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China,                                                           7/10
Bachelor of Engineering   Major: Urban Planning,  Honored Graduate
Minor: Public Administration
EXPERIENCES
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles, CA90012                 6/12- now
Metro Trainee(Transportation Planner I) in Real Property Management & Development Department
 In charge of document control for construction management of One Santa Fe Joint Development 
 Analyze parcel information and prepare Board Reports for Metro joint development projects
 Assist with 2D drafting, data analysis, and event planning
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles, CA90012                 8/11- 6/12
Administrative Intern in Real Property Management & Development Department
 Assisted with research, data retrieval, filing related to Metro Joint Development projects and issues
 Analyzed parcel information for real property development using Landvision
 Provided 3D modeling and 2D drafting skills for joint development projects
City of Los Angeles, Board of Public Works, Los Angeles, CA90012                                5/11-6/11
Intern for South Los Angeles Conference
Recognition for Future of South LA Conference by Board of Public Works, City of Los Angeles (2011)
 Coordinated with Engineering Department for GIS mapping
 Assisted in the conference planning
Honor: Recognition for working for Future of South LA Conference by Board of Public Works, City of LA (2011)
Koreatown Immigrants Workers Alliance (KIWA), Los Angeles, CA90005                          2/11- 6/11
Planning Intern for Affordable Housing in Koreatown Project
 Analyzed historical data and compiled a new proposal for Koreatown Immigrants’ housing problem
Zhejiang Urban & Rural Planning Design Institute, Hangzhou, China                              9/09-12/09
Assistant Planner for the Special Plan of Public Facilities of High-Tech Industrial New City, QingDao
 Collaborated with design staff to creatively draft a new specific plan of public facilicites for the 64 km2 new city
New Oriental Language School, Hangzhou, China                                                1/10-5/10
English Teacher for TOEFL and IELTS training classes

 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Publication: Kang Cao, Xin Tong, “Decentralization and its Impact on European Urban Transition”, Urban Planning International, (2010, Social Science Project Funded by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China)
Social Activities: Student Ambassador in School of Public Policy, USC (2011); Volunteer for CicLAvia10-10-10
Honors: Award of Recognition for working for Future of South LA Conference by Board of Public Works, City of LA (2011); Runner-up Award in the National Social Survey Contests for Undergraduates in Urban Planning (2009); Honored  Graduate, Zhejiang University (2010)
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Synchro, ArcGIS, Landvision 
 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Metro (Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority), Los Angeles, CA, US, Metro Trainee

 In charge of document control for construction management of One Santa Fe Joint Development
 Analyze parcel information and prepare Board Reports for Metro joint development projects
 Assist with 2D drafting, data analysis, and event planning

Aug 2011 - current
 

Education 

University of Southern California (USC), Masters, Master of Planning

Aug 2010 - May 2012
 

Awards 

Recognition for 2011 South LA Conference by the City of LA, Other

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 



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