Michael Hintze, AICP, LEED AP

Director of Planning, Seattle

Michael is the Director of Planning in Toole Design’s Seattle Office. With expertise in in active transportation policy and system development, land use planning and urban design, Michael has contributed to a wide variety of projects at the federal, state, regional, and local levels. His focus is on helping communities plan and implement connected and safe active transportation networks that contribute to community resiliency and health. His past projects include Seattle’s StreetsIllustrated design manual, NCHRP 803 – ActiveTrans Priority Tool, Salt Lake County Active Transportation Implementation Plan, and Vision Zero initiatives for the cities of Seattle and Long Beach, CA.  

When not following his passion at work, Michael enjoys creative endeavors with his wife and three children and trying his hand at urban farming.