Katie Knapp de Orvañanos
Katie Knapp de Orvañanos is a planner in Toole Design’s Seattle office. She specializes in developing plans, policies, and programs that improve and expand transportation options through the use of technological innovations and inclusionary planning processes. Prior to joining Toole Design, Katie was the Transportation & Mobility Coordinator for the City of Evanston, IL, where she revised the City’s Complete and Green Streets Policy, launched the expansion of a public bike share system, and secured and managed transit study and corridor improvement grants. Katie’s work in policy development and program implementation informs her approach to creating meaningful transportation investments in the communities that she works in.
Originally from Michigan, Katie enjoys skiing and running year-round with her husband and dog. When not in Seattle, her family can be found traveling around Mexico, her husband’s native country.