Don Verbanac is an interdisciplinary Project Manager specializing in transit facilities and infrastructure, often working at the confluence of engineering pragmatism and urbanistic aspirations. Don has over 20 years of combined experience in architecture, urban planning, transportation, retail and industrial design from Canada, the USA, Mexico, Israel and the Netherlands. Don has worked on underground and above ground transit infrastructure projects involving BRT, LRT and subway/metro stations, depots and service structures as well as bus terminals and on-street transit facilities. His multidisciplinary experience and responsibilities span from design and planning to construction including client, partner and third party relations. Notable projects include the following:
- Eglinton Crosstown LRT,
- Yonge North Subway Extension,
- Mississauga BRT,
- Waterloo’s King-Victoria Transit Hub and
- Brampton ZUM.
Don is a licensed architect with the Ontario Association of Architects, a registered architect with the Bureau Architectenregister in the Netherlands, a registered professional planner (RPP) with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute, and a member of the Project management Institute.
Don was a part-time instructor for 12 years at Ryerson University’s School of Urban and Regional Planning in Toronto, Canada.