Barbara Gray’s commitment to innovation drives her work as General Manager of Transportation Services in the City of Toronto. As Deputy Director of the Transportation Department in Seattle she led the development of the first city-wide Pedestrian Master Plan and Complete Streets policy and oversaw daily operations for policy, planning, and right of way management. She launched the plan to include a public realm activation program, a Project Coordination Office and a 24/7 Transportation Operations Center.
Her current projects include leading Toronto’s involvement in the Complete Streets policy-initiative, the Ten Year Cycling Network Plan, pivotal pilot projects including congestion management initiatives and the King Street Transit Pilot, and the Vision Zero Road Safety Plan. She is committed to a focus on building equity into decision making, improving multimodal design and leveraging technology and data to drive better project outcomes.