Director of Transportation and Mobility at City of Everett, Massachusetts
Jay is the Director of Transportation and Mobility 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 worked to develop a Transportation Demand Management Ordinance that was implemented in 2021 for the purpose of not only reducing the impacts of single occupancy vehicles, but also spurring new housing and commercial growth in the city that creates, and is centered around dense, walkable neighborhoods.
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.