Chief with Kimley-Horn Planning and Design Engineering Consultants
Jim Wood is a Transportation Planning Lead with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc in Orlando, FL. Jim leads trail and multimodal transportation programs drawing on nearly 23 years with the State of Florida including as FDEP’s Chief of the Office of Greenways & Trails and FDOT’s Chief Planner. Following legislative creation of Florida’s Shared Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail Program, Jim directed program establishment including the framework for annually programming $25 million of recurring trail funding. Planning efforts he has overseen include the 2013-2017 Florida Greenways and Trails System Plan and Paradise Coast Trail Feasibility Study, a collaborative multi-agency partnership. Jim has “made the case for trails” through many presentations and work on efforts such as an Economic Impact Analysis of Orange County, FL Trails and two Greenways and Trails Developer Forums in collaboration with Bob Searns (AT Chair Emeritus). He served on the American Trails Board of Directors Executive Committee from 2004 to 2012.