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Ann Marie Doherty

Title: Senior Director; Research, Implementation & Safety; NYC DOT
NACTO Title: Speaker, Designing Cities Conference

Ann Marie Doherty is Senior Director of the Research, Implementation & Safety (RIS) Unit of the Transportation Planning & Management Division at the New York City Department of Transportation.

Ms. Doherty is responsible for conducting complex planning and safety studies and developing safety programs and projects based upon robust data-driven analysis.  She oversees the planning, designing and implementation of safety projects and programs citywide, including the Safe Streets for Senior, School Safety and Neighborhood Slow Zone Programs.    Her unit also is responsible for the analysis of crash data which is used to target high crash intersections and corridors in need of safety intervention.  In addition, she oversaw the Pedestrian Safety Study and Action Plan which was released by the Department in August of 2010.   More recently she has been managing and implementing many of the initiatives under Mayor deBlasio’s Vision Zero Plan, including the development of the Pedestrian Safety Action Plans which were released in February 2015.

In addition, she oversees the planning and implementation of transportation improvement measures including but not limited to speed reducers and local safety law requirements.  She is responsible for the planning and allocation of City, State and Federal grants relating to transportation improvement and safety projects.