Another Big Hire at DOT

Jon Orcutt will be stepping away from his job as executive director of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign to go work at the New York City Department of Transportation as Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan’s Senior Policy Advisor.

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Jon Orcutt and Bruce Schaller Are Moving on From NYC DOT

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Two key architects of change at NYC DOT are moving on after seven years with the agency. DOT Traffic and Planning Commissioner Bruce Schaller departed at the end of May, and DOT Policy Director Jon Orcutt announced on Twitter yesterday that he will be leaving next week. Orcutt and Schaller were two of former DOT chief […]

Jon Orcutt Appointed as DOT Senior Policy Advisor

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File under: Totally unimaginable just a few months ago. Following the appointment of Bruce Schaller as Deputy Commissioner for Planning and Sustainability, Jon Orcutt is DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan’s second high profile hire since taking over the agency. Stay tuned for one or two more big appointments. Kate Slevin will be taking over as Tri-State […]

Shifting Gears at DOT

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  DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan bicylcing to work during her first week on the job Crain’s New York reports that the earth is shaking below Dept. of Transportation headquarters at 40 Worth Street: Janette Sadik-Khan, the city’s new transportation commissioner, politely says she’s building on the foundation left by her predecessors. In fact, she is […]

This Week: Sadik-Khan, No Impact Man, U.S. Transpo Policy

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There are two chances to hear from NYC DOT bigs this week, with a Janette Sadik-Khan lecture on Thursday and a Wednesday talk from Jon Orcutt and Linda Bailey on the future of federal transportation funding. On the Upper West Side, No Impact Man Colin Beavan headlines the second meeting of the Carbon Squeeze, while […]

Next Week Is the 2016 Vision Zero Conference — Get Tickets While You Can

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Tickets are going fast for the Vision Zero Cities 2016 Conference, hosted by Transportation Alternatives and Families for Safe Streets. Next Thursday and Friday, March 10 and 11, attendees will hear from livable streets luminaries and public officials including Janette Sadik-Khan, Jon Orcutt, Polly Trottenberg, Ryan Russo, Ydanis Rodriguez, Antonio Reynoso, Meera Joshi, Rohit Aggarwala, Steve […]