Who are We?
Green DOT Transportation Solutions was started to fill a niche role in transportation planning services. Our goal is to improve transportation facilities and the associated human travel experience by working with local and regional agencies to improve project development and project delivery. The Green DOT team has extensive experience planning, programming and monitoring transportation projects and navigating the complex federal and state processes. We work with the built, natural, and human environments to develop effective transportation plans and programs that ultimately create safe, efficient, and progressive transportation solutions. We are strategically located in Chico providing services to public agencies throughout northern California. Green DOT is a California Corporation and registered small business.
Meet The Team
Jeff Schwein, AICP CTP
President/Principal Transportation Planner
Green DOT owner Jeff Schwein is a Certified Transportation Planner (CTP) with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Jeff has worked in the transportation planning field since 2001 on projects ranging from financial programming to multi-modal planning. His specialty is moving projects from the shelf to the ground with accessible and creative funding and delivery strategies. Jeff works with communities to define projects based on identifiable need as well as project type, in relation to available funding resources. In addition to project level transportation planning, Jeff helps communities prepare transportation plans, bicycle plans, and Safe Routes to School Plans that improve mobility options and create active transportation opportunities. Jeff is committed to progressive transportation planning and stays involved in statewide transportation circles like the Rural Counties Task Force and Regional Transportation Planning Agencies group and regularly attends meetings of the California Transportation Commission.
Senior Transportation Planner
Stephanie is a Senior Transportation Planner at Green DOT and a current Candidate in the Master’s of Urban and Environmental Planning program at Arizona State University. Stephanie is experienced in the planning process from start to finish. She is knowledgeable in the theory of transportation planning and environmental issues and also has the skills to conduct an effective community outreach plan, create visually pleasing maps, graphics and reports, develop conceptual roadway designs, and compile succinct transportation planning reports and documents. Her passion for transportation planning originates in a desire to see the expansion of active transportation facilities and healthy communities. Stephanie is committed to decreasing humanity’s reliance on car travel by encouraging multi-modal options through the work we do across northern California.
Senior Transportation Planner
Bob Summerville has been a public land use planner, predominantly in Chico California since 1992 and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) since 1995. Bob also served in private sector planning consulting for two years from 1994 through 1996. Transportation planning issues and facilities have occupied significant components of dozens of development projects during Bob’s career including analysis of environmental review. Bob has regularly supported and recommended bicycle facilities, complete streets, and pedestrian connections as conditions of development projects, consistent with numerous policies of the Chico General Plan and Design Guidelines Manual. An avid cyclist and bicycle commuter, Bob also was elected to serve as a Board Member of the Chico Velo Cycling Club in 2014 lending focus on the subcommittee of Advocacy and Education/Law Enforcement Programs.
Bryce is an Associate Planner at Green DOT and a graduate of Humboldt State University. Her studies in Environmental Science centered on renewable energy and sustainable planning as solutions to climate change. Bryce’s interest in transportation planning began as a child in car-centric Northern California, and was solidified when she learned about the possibilities for active transportation and public transit to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve society. She is excited to put her knowledge to work for Green DOT and the communities of Northern California.
Natalie is an assistant planner at Green DOT and is finishing her senior year as a Geography and Planning major at California State University of Chico. Natalie loves transportation planning because transportation is a basic need utilized daily for the movement of people, and goods. Natalie is excited to continue to grow as a transportation planner and assist Green DOT in finding creative solutions for connecting people and places.