L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Mark Bittner

Mark Bittner, AICP


Email: bittnermj@vcu.edu


  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Land use and infrastructure planning
  • Transportation planning


B.A., Economics, College of William and Mary 

M.U.R.P., Virginia Commonwealth University 


Mark Bittner, AICP, is the Director of Regional Planning and GIS for PlanRVA, a regional government agency responsible for transportation planning and other regional initiatives in the Richmond, Virginia Metropolitan Area.  He manages transportation, land use, environmental, and hazard mitigation projects in urban and rural areas.  He also oversees all office technology including GIS and Travel Demand Modeling (TDM).  Bittner has held previous posts at the Crater Planning District Commission in Petersburg, Virginia, Henrico County, James City County, the Bristol TN-VA MPO and Virginia LISC.  He has been an Adjunct Instructor at VCU since 2008.