Senior Transportation Planner, AICP
Mr. Pollack is a Senior Transportation Planner focusing on regional transportation planning, including bus and rail transit in both urban and suburban communities.
Prior to joining MAPC, Mr. Pollack was a Senior Planner at AECOM and at Gannett Fleming 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 Rail Division. His projects included North Carolina’s Statewide Comprehensive Rail Plan, the Charlotte Gateway Station, and infrastructure and infrastructure and land use planning at stations on North Carolina’s first light rail transit line (CATS Blue Line). More recently, Mr. Pollack led environmental/NEPA planning efforts for intercity rail projects as well as managed complete streets and pedestrian/greenway projects in North Carolina. Mr. Pollack began his planning career as an intern for the North Carolina Department of Transportation managing historic rail station renovation projects.
Mr. Pollack earned a Master of Regional Planning 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, intercity rail, rail/multimodal stations, historic resources, National Environmental Policy Act compliance, complete streets.