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Pamela Fincher, PTP, EIT

Transportation Planner

Isthmus Team Member Since: 2021

Professional Registration:
Certified Professional Transportation Planner (PTP)

M.S. Urban and Regional Planning, Michigan State University
B.S. Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Areas of Specialty:
Bike/Ped, Non-Motorized Scoping, Active Transportation, Performance-Based Project Delivery, Engagement, Grant Applications, Corridor Studies

Pamela is passionate about the intersection between active transportation, sustainability, and public health. Through her ongoing work with the MnDOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Scoping Program, she has become a leader in pedestrian and bicycle facility development. In each community and on every project, Pamela's goal is to deliver practical and actionable recommendations. Her expertise is grounded in years of experience in transportation planning and roadway design. She has technical training in concepts that inform her approach, including Complete Streets, Context-Sensitive Solutions, Performance-Based Practical Design, and Safe Systems, all working toward the Towards Zero Death campaign. Pamela’s resume includes designing U.S. bike routes, creating policies, plans, and guides, and serving on multimodal councils.

In addition to her dedication to work, Pamela’s family and caring for her two young boys is a top priority. She is grateful for the flexibility in work location, work hours, and other benefits that Isthmus offers that help her be present for her family.