Laura Torchio has over 25 years of community planning experience. A veteran bicycle and pedestrian planner with a strong background in partnership building and leadership. She has worked in the private, public, advocacy, tourism, and health sectors. Managed multi-disciplined projects related to best-practices for bicycle and pedestrian safety and accessibility, traffic calming, healthy and livable communities, Complete Streets, and Safe Routes to School (SRTS). She is currently the Deputy Director of Transportation Initiatives at Project for Public Spaces managing Healthy Places and Streets as Places initiatives. In her “free” time, she is a community champion serving on the board of Bike&Walk Montclair.
Deputy Director of Transportation