Bruce Hyman

Planning & Urban Development Department
Title: Transportation Program Manager
Phone: 207-874-8717

Bruce Hyman is a Transportation Planner with over 20 years of experience in smart growth transportation and land use planning in Northern New England. In 2010 Bruce became the Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Coordinator for the City of Portland, Maine. In that capacity he oversaw bicycle and pedestrian-related planning, implementation and investments as well as managing broader transportation/master planning initiatives. In November 2014 he was appointed the Transportation Program Manager, overseeing the new Transportation Division within the Planning and Urban Development Department. Bruce began his transportation planning career at the Portland, Maine, metropolitan planning organization (MPO), PACTS from 1992 to 1996. While at PACTS, he oversaw the travel demand modeling, bicycle-pedestrian planning, and transportation planning studies. While there he managed the development of the region’s first bicycle and pedestrian plan. In 1996, Bruce joined the consulting firm Wilbur Smith Associates as a senior transportation planner. During the next 11 years he was project manager for dozens of smart growth transportation and land use efforts including: Destination Tomorrow, PACTS’ long range transportation plan, completed in 2003; New Hampshire’s innovative statewide transportation plan, adopted in 2010; and, numerous local and regional bicycle and pedestrian plans. In 2009, Bruce started his own consulting firm, Bruce Hyman Planning, that completed numerous smart growth oriented bicycle and pedestrian plans, community master plans, and facilitated the public and technical process for the development and adoption of Maine’s first form-based code in Standish, Maine.  

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