Carlos Hernandez

Senior Planner

Carlos is a senior planner in Toole Design’s Los Angeles office. He draws from his experience in street design and project delivery to improve safety and comfort for people walking and bicycling. Most recently, Carlos worked with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), where he developed pedestrian safety projects for the city’s Vision Zero initiative. Before LADOT, Carlos worked with the City of Oakland’s Department of Transportation planning and implementing the city’s 850-bike, 70-station bikeshare system and coordinating implementation of the city’s first separated bike lane. He specializes in multimodal planning and design, public engagement with Spanish-language communities, and temporary demonstration projects. Carlos was awarded Young Professional of the Year by the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals in 2016.

Outside of work, Carlos enjoys hiking, welding, and commuting by bike.