Gary Hartnett

Gary Hartnett

Portland, OR, US



To Whom It May Concern;



I am an architect and urban designer and have over 35 years of professional experience on a variety of architecture, urban design and transportation planning projects throughout North America and Asia including: Transit Stations, Historic Train Stations, Public Spaces, Streetscapes, Mixed-use Complexes, Commercial Office Buildings, high density housing, recreational centers, and manufacturing complexes. I am considered a leader in the transit design industry and am highly skilled at developing design solutions for major transit projects including light rail, heavy rail, streetcar, commuter rail, and bus transit systems for all types of facilities in all configurations. I have  worked on Light Rail, Streetcar , Commuter Rail and Bus Transit Facility projects Seattle, Everett, Olympia and Tacoma, Washington, Portland, Eugene, and Corvallis Oregon, Los Angeles, CA, Phoenix/Tempe, AZ, Denver, CO, Cleveland, OH, New York City, NY, Boston, MA, Washington, DC, and Taipei Taiwan. Many of these transit projects are distinctive and have become signature facilities for the transportation systems and communities they serve.


IBI Group - Gruzen Samton, Portland, OR, US, Senior Professional

Jun 2007 - Apr 2012

Otak, Inc., Principal

Transit Architect Design Leadrer

Jun 1995 - Jun 2007

Parsons Brinckerhoff, Portland, OR, US, Senior Associate

Senior Transit Architect

Mar 1985 - Jun 1995


Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1974 - May 1979

Dean College, Franklin, MA, US, Building Construction

Building Construction Technology

Sep 1972 - May 1974


Tempe Transportation Center, Other

AIA merit award


Tempe Town Lake Pedestrian Bridge, Other

Honor award Steel Institute


King Street Station, Other

AIA Commendation


Downtown Seattle Transportation Tunnel, Other

AIA Design Citation


Areas of Specialization