Implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Friday, September 23, 2022
12 PM ET – 1 PM ET
As the Assistant Secretary for Strategic Development, Brad Thoburn leads the statewide transportation planning, modal development, research, and innovation for the Florida Department of Transportation. Brad has experience in both the public and private sector and has worked in transportation, planning and policy leadership positions at the local, state, and federal levels. This gives him a unique perspective working with a multitude of partners to deliver mobility solutions.
At FDOT, Brad and his team shape the statewide transportation policy framework through the Florida Transportation Plan and guide some of the state’s most impactful transportation investments through the Strategic Intermodal System. His modal group is strengthening a vision for an integrated multimodal transportation system by planning for and investing in transit, rail, seaports, aviation, and space. The Offices of Research and Innovation ensure Florida is employing cutting-edge practices to move people and goods.
Mr. Thoburn previously served as the Southeast Region Practice Lead for Transit and Planning at Michael Baker International, Vice President of Long-Range Planning and System Development at Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), the Chief Planner at FDOT and Director of Planning and Development for the City of Jacksonville.
Brad is a long-time resident of Florida with his wife, Dearing, and their two daughters. He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University.