Andrae Griffith is an innovative urban transportation professional with an education from both the planning and the engineering sides of the industry.
His Bachelor's Degree in Urban & Regional Planning (Ryerson University, 2010) gives him a deep understanding of how land-use, transportation and environmental planning intersect, and it gives him a strong background in research analysis, policy development, technical planning and development review.
His Advanced Diploma in Transportation Engineering Technology (Mohawk College, 2016) gives him an intimate knowledge of all modes of transportation, and it gives him a strong background in engineering design, transportation systems management and demand modelling.
His employment and volunteer positions within the transportation industry has allowed him to hone his planning and engineering skills, and has allowed him to help find innovative solutions to a wide range of transportation problems including:
- Traffic calming and improved active transportation near schools (City of Surrey)
- Reducing traffic cut-throughs and improving barrier-free access to schools (City of Toronto)
- Medium-term transit network review for the Northeast Sector and Downtown Vancouver (TransLink)
He has a deep understanding of global best practices in transportation, and can adapt them for use in locations ranging from large metropolitan regions to rural areas - all while balancing the needs of citizens, the economy and the environment.
Outside of the industry, Andrae enjoys cycling, travel off the beaten path, photography, local history, and sampling craft beer.