Travis Pollack, AICP

Senior Transportation Planner

Department: Transportation
Phone: 617-933-0793


Travis is a Senior Transportation Planner focusing on regional transportation planning, including transit planning in urban, suburban and rural communities. His work at MAPC includes helping towns and cities work together to solve first- and last-mile connections to bus and rail, building better connectivity to jobs and daily needs in areas underserved by transit, and multimodal planning. Recently, his work includes co-managing MAPC’s taxi/livery partnership grant program and research on sustainably managing the transportation and development impacts of e-commerce.

Prior to joining MAPC in 2016, Travis was a Senior Planner in the private sector in Charlotte, North Carolina. While in Charlotte, he worked on several transit studies for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) as well as numerous intercity rail planning efforts for the North Carolina Department of Transportation. He also led environmental/NEPA planning efforts for intercity rail projects and managed Complete Streets and pedestrian/greenway projects in North Carolina. Travis began his planning career as an intern for the North Carolina Department of Transportation managing historic rail station renovation projects.

Travis earned a Master of Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina and a Bachelors of Arts in History and German from Grinnell College. He is a member of the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Areas of Expertise: Bus and rail transit planning, community transit, emerging transit technology, complete streets, e-commerce.