Dan Ross has over a decade of planning and engineering experience in North America and Australasia. He is currently a senior transportation planner with Opus International Consultants in North Vancouver. He started his career with the New York City departments of City Planning (NYCDCP) and later Transportation (NYCDOT), where he worked under the commissioner, Jeannette Sadik-Khan, to bring Mayor Bloomberg’s PlaNYC 2030 Complete Streets schemes to less-publicized areas of the five boroughs. After five years working for Opus in Auckland, New Zealand, he spent some time with Edmonton Transit before heading to B.C.
Ross has a master's degree in urban planning from City University of New York, Hunter College, and is a chartered professional engineer in New Zealand. In addition to his diverse international experience, he brings a fundamental understanding of the relationship between land use and transport needs.