Transportation Planner, City of Everett
Jay Monty is the lead Transportation Planner for the City of Everett having held the position since 2015. Jay is responsible for developing and carrying out the transportation vision of Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria that includes an efficient multi-modal transportation system and reduction in automobile dependence for City residents. Besides designing and implementing the “pop-up” bus lane that gained national attention in 2017, Jay is continuing to retro-fit Everett’s streets for better bus service with other elements of Bus Rapid Transit as well as managing the transportation partnership with Wynn resorts which implemented infrastructure improvements, Transportation Demand Management policies as well as bus and ferry service for patrons and employees. In addition to transit, Jay is working to implement high quality bicycle infrastructure including separated bike lanes on Everett’s major thoroughfares, extension of the Northern Strand Community Path and the implementation of bike sharing systems.
Prior to coming to the City of Everett, Jay was a transportation analyst at the USDOT Volpe Center and prior to that a highway engineer at the consulting firm VHB. Jay has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and M.A. in Urban Planning from Tufts University.