VP and Principal Engineer at Toole Design Group
Bill Schultheiss is a registered professional engineer and principal engineer with Toole Design Group headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland. He is a national leader in sustainable safety with expertise and has focused his career helping communities transform unsafe, automobile-dominated streets into equitable places that provide people an option to travel safely and comfortably however they choose. He helps communities understand the vital role transportation and land-use policies play in improving or harming quality of life, health, safety, economic development, and mobility. Over the course of his career he has helped Toole Design Group transform the Cities of Boston, Seattle, and Washington, DC into leading bicycle and pedestrian friendly communities. Other notable projects he has helped to produce include the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Separated Bike Lane Design Guide, the Boston Complete Streets Design Guide, and the AASHTO Bicycle Planning & Design Guide (2012 and current update). He enjoys public speaking and enjoys inspiring people to take action in their communities. He has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston and is a registered professional engineer in 22 states.