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Billy Hattaway

Billy Hattaway, P.E.

Orlando, FL



Billy Hattaway, P.E. is the Transportation Director for the City of Orlando. He has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology and a MBA from Florida State University.

He is the former champion for both the Florida Department of Transportation’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Focused and Complete Streets Implementation Initiatives to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety and comfort in the state of Florida. He is also the Chair for Bike/Walk Central Florida, a non-profit organization dedicated to safety for pedestrians and bicyclists.

His professional experience includes transportation planning, street design, bridge design, safety and traffic analysis for a wide variety of transportation projects including redevelopment, transit oriented development and master plan charrette projects to create walkable, bike and transit friendly communities. He has held a number of leadership roles in the private and public sector including FDOT District One Secretary, FDOT Director, Office of Design and State Roadway Design Engineer.

Hattaway was recognized by Governing Magazine as a 2014 Public Official of the Year, and by the Florida Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism with the John Nolen award for his leadership on the Department’s bicycle/pedestrian safety and Complete Streets initiatives.