Dave Totten

Senior Transit Planner

Dave joined the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission in 2010. As a Senior Transit Planner, he is responsible for providing technical assistance to our 10 county region’s transit agencies. As part of that work, Dave provides transit service planning, station area planning, and transit-oriented development. He manages our organizations Transit Operators Committee, which brings transit operations together once a month to discuss current and future planning needs that will increase accessibility and usage of public transportation. He also supports the work that our transportation team does on the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) and the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). The TIP plans for transportation projects on a four year cycle, and the LRTP plans for transportation projects on a 25 year cycle. Dave has his AICP certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Communication from the University of Alaska in Anchorage and his Master in Public Administration in Urban and Regional Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.