Andy Clarke is Toole Design Group's Director of Strategy. Andy brings three decades of experience in national and international bicycle and pedestrian policy, planning and program experience including 12 years as President of the League of American Bicyclists. He joined the League in 2003 to establish and implement the Bicycle Friendly Community program, taking over as the CEO in 2004.
Andy’s career includes five years as Executive Director of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals – where he wrote groundbreaking case studies and reports for the Federal Highway Administration. Over the past 20 years, he has been involved in nearly every major development in bicycling and walking policy and planning, including the formation of the National Complete Streets Coalition and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, multiple federal transportation funding bills, and Vision Zero. Andy has trained thousands of state and local officials on bicycle and pedestrian facility design, universal design, and implementation. He has spoken extensively in the U.S., Canada, Australia and Europe on these topics.
As Director of Strategy, Andy draws on his years of expertise and extensive network to help state and local clients across the country tackle their most difficult transportation challenges. In 2018, he was named to Toole Design Group's Board of Directors.