Todd Litman is founder and executive director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative solutions to transport problems.
His work helps expand the range of impacts and options considered in transportation decision-making. It also helps improve evaluation methods and make specialized technical concepts accessible to a larger audience. His research is used worldwide in transport planning and policy analysis.
Litman has worked on numerous studies that evaluate transportation costs, benefits and innovations. He authored the Online TDM Encyclopedia, a comprehensive internet resource for identifying and evaluating mobility management strategies; Transportation Cost and Benefit Analysis: Techniques, Estimates and Implications, a comprehensive study that provides cost and benefit information in an easy-to-apply format; and Parking Management Best Practices, the most comprehensive book available on innovative management solutions to parking problems.
Litman has worked as a research and planning consultant for a diverse range of clients, including government agencies, professional organizations, developers and non-government organizations. He has worked in more than two dozen countries, on every continent except Antarctica.
He regularly blogs on the Planetizen website. He is active in several professional organizations including the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB), a section of U.S. National Academy of Sciences.