Andrea Ostrodka, AICP, LEED® AP
Transit Practice Lead I Central Florida Office Director
Andrea is a collaborative and solutions-oriented transportation planner who serves as Toole Design’s Central Florida Office Director and Transit Practice Lead. She has a unique collection of experience with transit and land use planning in both the public and private sectors, having served as the Director of Planning and Engineering for a regional transportation authority, the project manager for a wide variety of Bus Rapid Transit and rail efforts, and a local government liaison for transportation issues. Andrea has seen a broad transportation initiatives through to implementation, proving her value on both project- and enterprise-level planning efforts. Her notable projects include managing the SunRail Transition, where she deftly facilitated the competing goals of multiple jurisdictions while navigating a highly charged political landscape, as well as overseeing final design for the Central Avenue BRT in St. Petersburg, FL, the LYNX Transit Development Plan in Orlando, FL, and the US 192 Alternatives Analysis in Kissimmee, Florida.
In her free time, Andrea enjoys cooking, reading (especially history and science), and planning travel adventures with her husband and two children.