Steve’s professional passion is working to make public transit a real, effective, and attractive alternative to driving. As a daily transit rider he understands the needs and concerns of public transit customers and strives to put himself into their shoes when developing innovative, cost-effective, and useful transit solutions. His clients appreciate his attention to detail, understanding, and excitement he brings to the field of transit planning.
Steve joined Nelson\Nygaard in 2015 after a nine year tenure in the private sector and two years with public transit agencies. Over the course of his career, he has focused on transit planning for a wide range of modes, from community shuttle to heavy rail. He specializes in service evaluation and design, corridor feasibility studies, ridership forecasting, complete streets integration, and environmental review.