Special Assistant for Economic Development
Office of the Director, District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Washington DC
Amanda Stout is Special Assistant for Economic Development in the Office of the Director at the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in Washington, DC. Her urban planning experience spans the public and private sectors: as a Senior Transportation Planner at STV, incorporated in Baltimore, as a Senior Planner and Mayor’s liaison to the business community for the City of Newton, Massachusetts, working in college campus master planning at Sasaki Associates, interning at the Boston Redevelopment Authority, and working on transportation and land use projects for Parsons Brinckerhoff in New Jersey. Amanda holds a Master’s in City Planning with a Certificate in Urban Design from the MIT.
As a Rappaport Public Policy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, she worked for the City of Somerville, Massachusetts, to address parking and economic development challenges. She holds a certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners.