BS, Urban/Regional Planning, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Transit Mid-Manager Seminar | Eno Center for Transportation
Project Management Course | American Management Association
Transportation Management & Design, Inc.
City of Irvine
City of Glendale
Past Chair of SCAG Regional Transit Technical Advisory Committee
2016 Administrative Employee of the Year | OCTA
2012 City Manager Performance Award | City of Irvine
Gary Hewitt brings over 27 years of experience in transit planning and operations. He has delivered diverse transit planning projects, including short-range transit plans, project feasibility studies, and long-term transit visions. His experience managing the day-to-day operations of bus and paratransit services gives him a unique perspective that helps him develop implementable solutions. Gary has also supported implementing customer-facing technology initiatives during his career, including real-time passenger information, innovative fare payment, and app-based service delivery. Prior to joining TMD, he worked for several small municipal and large regional transit agencies in Southern California, including OCTA, the City of Irvine, LA Metro, and the City of Glendale.