Doug Johnson, MCP, AICP



Transportation Planning (transit and active transportation), Community Engagement


MCP, Boston University Metropolitan College
BA, Political Science, UMass Amherst


UA 510:  Multimodal Transportation Planning and Design


Doug Johnson is a Transportation Planner in the Office of Transportation Planning at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). He manages planning studies that help MassDOT and the MBTA meet the goals of providing a reliable, robust, and resilient transportation system. His more recent projects include municipal transportation action plans, the Silver Line Extension Alternatives Analysis, and the Route 1A Corridor Study.

Prior to his role at MassDOT, Doug worked as a public involvement specialist with Howard Stein Hudson, Associates. He has also worked as a community organizer and bicycle infrastructure advocate with the Boston Cyclists Union.

In January 2022, Doug was appointed by the Providence City Council to serve a two-year term on the City’s Green and Complete Streets Advisory Council. The Advisory Council reviews roadway design, construction, and repair projects to ensure they are consistent with Green and Complete Streets principles, as well as the City’s Great Streets Plan.   

Doug is dedicated to creating transportation infrastructure and a built environment that promotes social and environmental justice and resilience.

Contact Information:

Phone: (617) 358-4637