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Steve Gorcester

Steve Gorcester

Executive Director, Transportation Improvement Board
steveg@tib.wa.gov

Steve Gorcester has served as the Director of the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board for the past 15 years. His programs invested more than $1.5 billion in street and sidewalk repairs across Washington. After years of risky over-programming, Steve established long-term financial security and introduced strong incentives for sustainable design. TIB has applied Lean process improvement to its grant programs since 2008 and Steve teaches a popular course on Lean government.

Articles by Steve Gorcester
Making Things Better - Lean Streets: Improving Road Maintenance in Washington State
Ever feel like your home city or town needs to step up its game in maintaining road conditions? People in Washington State certainly have - and for them, lean turned out to be the way to efficient and effective road maintenance. Steve Gorcester played a major role in this lean transformation - here's his story. More »