Gary Toth

Gary Toth is Senior Director, Transportation Initiatives, for the Project for Public Spaces. Gary Toth has helped to lead a national movement to integrate land use and transportation issues as a means to creating more livable, walkable communities and streets. During his 34 years of project management experience with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), Gary helped transform NJDOT to a stakeholder inclusive agency focused on the integration of transportation and land use planning. He was the founder and leader of the NJFIT: Future in Transportation Program, which provided transportation and planning land use assistance to more than 50 communities in New Jersey from 2003 to 2007, as well as founder of the agency’s Context Sensitive Solutions Program, in which he developed the agency’s CSS training program and CSS Implementation Team. While at NJDOT, he was also the agency’s Project Manager for the preparation of the multi-state groundbreaking Smart Transportation Guide.

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Rethinking the future of state DOTs

Here's six ways to transform communities and revitalize our economy by repurposing state departments of transportation, which are currently organized based on an outdated 1950s model.
GARY TOTHAUG. 24, 2017