Gary Sokolow
815 Alliegood Ave.
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
Phone: 850-414-4912 (Days)
             850-385-8732 (Nights)
Email: gary.sokolow@writeme.com

Professional 
Achievements
  • Won the Florida Institute of Transportation Engineers Technical Merit Award in 1997 for my work in access management
  • Project manager of the Systems Planning Interactive Library CD which put most of our technical guidance in one easy to access disk.
    • Compiled, edited and published the Florida Department of Transportation's acclaimed Median Handbook
    • Won the Department's Al C. Church Award for engineering excellence, I was one of the first planners to win this award 


    Specialties
  • Access Management
  • Growth Management Issues


  • Professional
    Experience
    • 1989 - Present Florida Department of Transportation  Tallahassee, Florida

    • Senior Transportation Planner
        • Managed the teams guiding the Department's efforts on access management, interchange justification studies, and site impact analysis.
    • 1988 - 1989 Transportation Consulting Group         Tallahassee, Florida

    • Transportation Planner
        •  Managed the transportation study of Southwood, one of the State's largest Development of Regional Impact (DRI) 

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    • 1985 - 1988 Florida Department of Transportation  Tallahassee Florida
      • Transportation Analyst
        • Instrumental in the development of the first spreadsheets that followed the procedures in the 1985 Highway Capacity Manual.

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    • 1980 - 1985 Fulton County Planning Department      Atlanta, Georgia

    • Chief Transportation Planner
        • Managed transportation studies and site impact analysis. Main contact between the county and the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

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    • 1977 - 1980 East Central Florida Regional Planning Council  Winter Park, Florida

    • Transportation Planner
      • Chief contact for the transportation analysis of major developments.


    Education
    1975 - 1977 Florida State University        Tallahassee Florida

    Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning


    Professional
    Memberships
    Full member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and active participant in the Transportation Research Board. I have participated in the following committees:

    National Access Management Committee - Transportation Research Board Managed the 3rd National Access Management Conference in Ft. Lauderdale (1998)

    Trip Generation Focus Group on Multi-Use Developments- Institute of Transportation Engineers (1996)

    Land Use Regulations that Support Access Management - NCHRP Synthesis 233 (1994)

    Traditional Neighborhood Design Guidelines - Institute of Transportation Engineers (1996)

    Recommended Practice for Traffic Impact Studies - Institute of Transportation Engineers - Received a Technical Council Award for participation in 1991