Layne understands that the transportation investments communities make can reflect their shared values on a large scale. He works to ensure good information sharing and equitable public engagement to help create transportation systems that express local values.
Layne focuses on planning efficient transit, bicycle, and pedestrian networks that increase ease of access and maximize safe connections. He has analyzed traffic stress experienced by people walking and bicycling in California, helped to develop a corridor analysis framework for capital investment recommendations in Denver, and created a customized toolkit to support bicycling and walking in Oregon. His three years in rural Bolivia developing sustainable water and sanitation systems inform his community relationships.