Charles Brown has extensive experience in urban and regional planning, public policy, research, and community outreach and engagement. He has instructed the New Jersey Department of Transportation Complete Streets Course 30 times. As a faculty member at the Walkability Action Institute, he conducts focus groups on barriers and perceptions of bicycling in 10 major cities across the United States. He is a member of the Board of Directors of America Walks, as well as a member of the Transportation Research Board Pedestrian Safety Committee, Bicycle Transportation Committee, and the Region II Healthy Equity Council. His work has been published in several international journals as well as featured by or quoted in The New York Times, NPR, CityLab, and various other national and local media outlets.