Transportation Planner


  Years of Experience: 11

  Years at Foursquare ITP: < 1

Sam McCormally has experience using quantitative data, surveys, interviews, and site observations to produce insightful recommendations about improving transportation systems. He has a particular interest in pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure. Sam’s skills include survey administration and interpretation, geospatial analysis, and community engagement. His key projects at Foursquare ITP include the Transit Strategic Plan for Bloomington, IN, WMATA’s initiative to transition to zero-emissions buses, and an analysis of workforce shortage issues faced by transit operators across the United States for APTA.

Sam participated in the winning team for the 2022 HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing and Design Competition, which included many improvements to pedestrian, bicycle, and transit infrastructure on the site of the Atlanta Civic Center in downtown Atlanta. Sam also worked on a study of conflict between cars, pedestrians, bikes, and scooters on university campuses.  In 2022, Sam graduated with a Masters in Community Planning from the University of Maryland where he was awarded the inaugural James Cohen award for excellence in planning scholarship.


MCP, Community Planning
University of Maryland

BA, Economics and Mathematics
Earlham College