Danny Pleasant, AICP, currently serves as Transportation Director for the City of Charlotte. He is responsible for the full spectrum of planning, designing, building, operating and maintaining city streets for walkers, bicyclists, transit riders and motorists. His department provides staffing for a three-county metropolitan planning organization and a fourteen-county air quality planning region. With his background as a professional planner, Danny is dedicated to building quality communities using thoughtful transportation planning and urban design strategies.
Danny joined the City of Charlotte in 2002, after serving 14 years as Transportation Planning Bureau Chief for the City of Orlando, Florida. Danny serves as treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of City Transportation Officials. He also is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, the Urban Land Institute, and the Congress for the New Urbanism and is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.