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Although Schaller Consulting ceased operations several years ago, this website continues to make available reports and papers released up to 2007 on public transportation and urban auto travel and taxicab policy and regulation. For ease of reference, the most popular reports are listed here.

Bruce Schaller is currently Deputy Commissioner for Traffic and Planning at the New York City Department of Transportation. He is responsible for the development, installation and operation of the Cityís street infrastructure of traffic signals, street lights, traffic signs and roadway markings, as well as on-street metered parking, municipal off-street parking facilities and the agencyís Traffic Management Center. He is also responsible for development and implementation of programs and projects to enhance the cityís bus, bike, pedestrian and truck networks, including the implementation of the transportation elements in Mayor Bloomberg's PlaNYC and key initiatives in DOT's Sustainable Streets Strategic Plan. He oversees DOTís art, urban design and clean fuel initiatives.

From June 2007 through 2011, Mr. Schaller served as DOTís first Deputy Commissioner for Planning and Sustainability, spearheading implementation of key PlaNYC initiatives including Select Bus Service (SBS), innovative parking pricing policies, public space planning including the DOT's Plaza Program; neighborhood planning studies; and publication of the Department's annual Sustainable Streets Index.

Prior to coming to coming to DOT, Mr. Schaller consulted for public, private and non-profit groups on transportation policy and operational issues, and worked for MTA New York City Transit and several New York City agencies. A 30-year resident of Brooklyn, Mr. Schaller has a Masters in Public Policy from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio.

Thank you to all who have supported Schaller Consulting from 1998 to 2007!

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