Andy Wiley-Schwartz has more than 17 years of experience evaluating, envisioning and developing transportation infrastructure as public spaces. At Bloomberg Associates, Andy works closely with clients to reimagine iconic thoroughfares and boulevards and facilitate the production of new transportation strategic plans. Andy also assists clients in implementing major road safety efforts and launching new public space programs.
Previously, Andy worked at the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) under Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. As the City’s first Assistant Commissioner for Public Space, Andy established the NYC Plaza Program and oversaw the development of 60 plazas, creating over 26 acres of new public space. He managed the redesign of Times Square and created the country’s first public-private partnerships for on-street public space, a model now being replicated around the world.
Prior to NYCDOT, Andy worked at Project for Public Spaces, where he led community-based planning and development projects around the country and wrote extensively on public spaces. He received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Hampshire College.