Phil Olmstead is a national expert in parking policy, transportation demand management, and district-based planning. During his 15 years of planning work, he has specialized in developing parking management and mobility plans for a diverse range of clients. His approach emphasizes stakeholder collaboration in crafting solutions that promote travel options, prioritize cost-effective ways to maximize parking resources, and secure strong return on investment. His parking work has taken him to urban, suburban, and tourist-based communities including San Francisco, Austin, Portland, Sedona, Spokane, Ellensburg, Livermore, Newport Beach, Park City, and Salt Lake City.
Phil has also led the development of numerous mobility plans for mixed-use developments, innovation districts, universities, medical institutions, and corporate campuses. His recent work at OHSU in Portland and Allina Health in Minneapolis brought game-changing policies and programs, such as daily parking pricing and employee commute platforms, to these rapidly growing campuses. Finally, Phil develops innovative mobility solutions to address the intricate challenges of gameday travel to and from ballparks and stadiums. His recent work with the Portland Timbers and Thorns at Providence Park led to the adoption of a new transportation plan that will reduce SOV trips and mitigate neighborhood parking impacts, while improving the fan travel experience.