President of the Gateway Planning Group, Scott
is a town planner who started his
professional life practicing law with Patton Boggs in Washington, D.C. Returning to Texas, he
was appointed Director of the State's Alternative Fuels Program and served on the Board of Directors respectively for Capital Metro Transit Authority in Austin and the regional metropolitan planning organization (MPO).
Alarmed that the MPO's transportation plan ignored the urban form, Scott
frustration by establishing a national planning practice focusing on the marriage of place-making and the economics of multimodal transportation.
Gateway Planning's awards include the Form-Based Codes Institute's inaugural Driehaus Award for Best Zoning Code.
Scott's service includes membership on the Board of Directors of the National Civic League
He also serves as an associate of the CitiStates Group and as a faculty member for the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Ford Foundation Sustainability Program for Chamber CEO's.
was appointed by the Texas Transportation Commission
(TxDOT) to Co-Chair a committee charged with incorporating urban design criteria into the State's Roadway Design Manual and reforming the State's Project Development Process for urban thoroughfares to better mesh the appropriate design of streets with their desired urban context.