Gary Sokolow
815 Alliegood Ave.
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
Phone: 850-414-4912 (Days)
             850-385-8732 (Nights)

  • 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 

  • Access Management
  • Growth Management Issues

  • Professional
    • 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) 

    • 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.

    • 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

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

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

    1975 - 1977 Florida State University        Tallahassee Florida

    Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning

    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