Contributors

Staff Areas of Expertise

Stephen Crim - Stephen is research director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in the latest research, best practices for urban planning, and analysis of current events in transportation.
Lois DeMeester - Lois is CEO of DS&MG and Mobility Lab. She specializes in business and marketing TDM strategies and tourism.
Amy Eagleburger - Amy is Mobility Lab's tech reporter and has a special interest in how good transportation can help cities be happier and healthier. @amyeagle
Paul Goddin - Paul is Mobility Lab's urban-affairs and transportation-research reporter. He tells stories about Arlington's innovations in public transportation and under-reported research news. @urbanish1
Chris Hamilton - Chris is chief of Arlington County Commuter Services in Arlington, Virginia. He specializes in smart growth and urban planning. @ChrisRHamilton
Howard Jennings - Howard is acting director of Mobility Lab. He specializes in government relations and policy, the nuances of transportation demand management, and the latest research.
Paul Mackie - Paul is communications director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in storytelling and editing, as well as environmental and pop-culture issues related to transportation. @poplunchbox
Dwight Martino - Dwight is an innovations specialist, geo-crowdsourcing consultant, and developed this website. @dwightmartino
Ashley Robbins - Ashley is research analyst for Mobility Lab. @CCTgirl
Adam Russell - Adam is Mobility Lab's managing editor. @a_rssll
Michael Schade - Michael is senior tech advisor for Mobility Lab. He specializes in photography and cool transportation visualizations, and he leads Transportation Techies DC. @mvs202
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser

Biking

Ralph Buehler - Ralph is an urban affairs and planning professor at Virginia Tech and a co-editor of City Cycling by MIT Press.
Trevor Casey - Trevor attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is an environmental and cycling enthusiast. @TrevorCasey6
Shawn Chessell - Shawn is a marketing writer who works for Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd.
Daisy Day - Daisy has lived in Phoenix all her life. She loves fresh air, riding transit, and the color purple.
Paul DeMaio - Paul is Arlington County's program manager for Capital Bikeshare. @PaulDeMaio
Henry Dunbar - Henry is program director of BikeArlington, WalkArlington, and Capital Bikeshare in Arlington. Previously, he was executive director of Phoenix Bikes, a nonprofit youth program also in Arlington.
Amy Eagleburger - Amy is Mobility Lab's tech reporter and has a special interest in how good transportation can help cities be happier and healthier. @amyeagle
Chris Eatough - Chris Eatough is Howard County, Maryland's bike and pedestrian coordinator. @chriseatough
Ola Goransson - Ola Göransson is an economist, architect, and avid cyclist. He is an energy and environment counselor for the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis at the Embassy of Sweden in D.C.
Chris Hamilton - Chris is chief of Arlington County Commuter Services in Arlington, Virginia. He specializes in smart growth and urban planning. @ChrisRHamilton
Niels Hoe - Niels works to create better livability through cycling and pedestrian-friendly planning and design. @nielshoe
Jeremy Holmes - Jeremy is program director of RIDE Solutions in Central and Southwest Virginia.
Tim Kelley - Tim Kelley is the marketing manager for BikeArlington.
Tracy Hadden Loh - Tracy is research director at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy headquartered in Washington D.C. @busysparrow
Paul Mackie - Paul is communications director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in storytelling and editing, as well as environmental and pop-culture issues related to transportation. @poplunchbox
Adam Russell - Adam is Mobility Lab's managing editor. @a_rssll
Bill Sadler - Bill is the regional policy manager for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. @SafeRoutesDC
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser
Monique Wahba - Monique is a proponent of transportation equity, stemming from her work in transportation planning in Portland, Oregon and in neighborhood revitalization in Albany, New York.

Community Design

Mariela Alfonzo - Mariela has a Ph.D; is the founder of State of Place™; president of Urban Imprint; and a fellow at NYU-Poly, focusing on rapid urbanization, walkability, and health in China. @stateofplaceorg
Brendan Casey - Brendan is a business-development manager at Arlington (Va.) Transportation Partners.
Meredith Cockerham - Meredith intern at Mobility Lab in 2014. She is a government and psychology double major at Claremont McKenna College in California.
Adam Cohen - Adam is a Ph.D. physicist in Washington D.C. working to make cities more sustainable and livable with innovations in mass transit and distributed solar energy.
Stephen Crim - Stephen is research director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in the latest research, best practices for urban planning, and analysis of current events in transportation.
Alan Cunningham - Alan is a transportation planner, landscape ecologist, and author on resiliency and economics living in Fairfax, Virginia.
Aimee Custis - Aimee is the communications manager for the Coalition for Smarter Growth, which works for more walkable, inclusive, and transit-oriented neighborhoods in the Washington D.C. region.
Adam Davidson - Adam is a geography PhD Candidate at the City University of New York and an urban planner.
Micah Denton - Micah lives in Arlington, Virginia. He has been a transportation-cyclist since 2007 and is a senior civil-engineering student. @_MicahD_
Brandon G. Donnelly - Brandon is a Toronto-based real-estate developer who blogs at Architect This City.
Lawrence Fabian - Lawrence is based in Boston and is founder and principle of Trans.21.
Tom Fairchild - Tom is the former director of Mobility Lab. He specializes in urban and community development, with emphasis on walkable activity centers, transit-oriented development, and the interactions of land use and transportation. @WTFairchild
Paul Goddin - Paul is Mobility Lab's urban-affairs and transportation-research reporter. He tells stories about Arlington's innovations in public transportation and under-reported research news. @urbanish1
Chris Hamilton - Chris is chief of Arlington County Commuter Services in Arlington, Virginia. He specializes in smart growth and urban planning. @ChrisRHamilton
Ryan Hand - Ryan is a regional planner for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
Niels Hoe - Niels works to create better livability through cycling and pedestrian-friendly planning and design. @nielshoe
Sam Krassenstein - Transportation nerd, mini-Metro enthusiast. @GrowTransit #Metro91 @GrowTransit
Dennis Leach - Dennis is director of transportation for Arlington County, Virginia.
Tracy Hadden Loh - Tracy is research director at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy headquartered in Washington D.C. @busysparrow
Henry McCaslin - Henry has a Master of Public Administration and is interested in exploring how transportation can improve the sustainability and quality of urban life.
Sophie Mintier - Sophie is a regional planner for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
Lisa Nisenson - Lisa is co-founder of GreaterPlaces, an urban planning tech startup with tech incubator 1776, and principal of Nisenson Consulting in Arlington, Virginia, specializing in smart growth, comprehensive planning, and water policy.
Michael Rodriguez - Michael publishes the blog The Transportation Planner. @TranspoPlanner
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser
Monique Wahba - Monique is a proponent of transportation equity, stemming from her work in transportation planning in Portland, Oregon and in neighborhood revitalization in Albany, New York.

Economic Prosperity

Maggie Awad - Maggie is the marketing manager at Arlington Transportation Partners. @CommuterMags
Jonathan Bollhoefer - Jonathan Bollhoefer is business development manager at Arlington Transportation Partners.
Brendan Casey - Brendan is a business-development manager at Arlington (Va.) Transportation Partners.
Alex Cohen - Alex Cohen works at Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning.
Stephen Crim - Stephen is research director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in the latest research, best practices for urban planning, and analysis of current events in transportation.
Lois DeMeester - Lois is CEO of DS&MG and Mobility Lab. She specializes in business and marketing TDM strategies and tourism.
Wendy Duren - Wendy is program director of Arlington Transportation Partners and works with employers on their mobility solutions. @WeezieKD
Larry Ehl - Larry uses his 20+ years of corporate, congressional, public agency experience to analyze and write about transportation policy and funding issues. @Transpo_Issues
Tom Fairchild - Tom is the former director of Mobility Lab. He specializes in urban and community development, with emphasis on walkable activity centers, transit-oriented development, and the interactions of land use and transportation. @WTFairchild
Shana Retherford Johnson - Shana is a senior transportation planner at Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning. @shana_johnson
Tracy Hadden Loh - Tracy is research director at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy headquartered in Washington D.C. @busysparrow
Keara Mehlert - Keara is business development manager of Developer Services at Arlington Transportation Partners.
Chris Plano - Chris recently moved to Washington D.C. to pursue environmental-justice issues, specifically public transit equity.
Mary Rouleau - Mary became executive director of The Alliance for Housing Solutions in 2010, bringing experience in law, business development, public policy strategy, and secondary education.
Jessica Tunon - Jessica examines walkability, car-free, and economic issues. She lives in Washington D.C. and has also lived in Austin and South Florida.
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser
Monique Wahba - Monique is a proponent of transportation equity, stemming from her work in transportation planning in Portland, Oregon and in neighborhood revitalization in Albany, New York.

Environment

Sue-Ellen Atkinson - Sue-Ellen is program specialist for the CommuteSmart Team at the San Francisco Department of the Environment.
Lloyd Brown - Lloyd is director of communications at the American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHTO). @LloydBrown
Brendan Casey - Brendan is a business-development manager at Arlington (Va.) Transportation Partners.
Trevor Casey - Trevor attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is an environmental and cycling enthusiast. @TrevorCasey6
Wendy Duren - Wendy is program director of Arlington Transportation Partners and works with employers on their mobility solutions. @WeezieKD
Ola Goransson - Ola Göransson is an economist, architect, and avid cyclist. He is an energy and environment counselor for the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis at the Embassy of Sweden in D.C.
Paul Mackie - Paul is communications director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in storytelling and editing, as well as environmental and pop-culture issues related to transportation. @poplunchbox
Krute Singa - Krute is senior clean transportation program coordinator for the CommuteSmart Team of the San Francisco Department of the Environment.
Lindsay Tamm - Lindsay is implementing a real-time carpooling pilot in the San Francisco Bay Area with a small but mighty team at the Climate Protection Campaign.
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser

Health

Lori Cohen - Lori blogs about senior health and mobility for Mobility Lab. @MobilityGal
Elizabeth Denton - Elizabeth writes about health and is a business development manager for Arlington Transportation Partners. @ElizabethAFloyd
Jay Deratany - Jay is the founder of The Deratany Firm, an injury law firm in Chicago, a city known for its efficient public transportation system. @deratany
Amy Eagleburger - Amy is Mobility Lab's tech reporter and has a special interest in how good transportation can help cities be happier and healthier. @amyeagle
Ted Eytan - Ted is a Kaiser Permanente physician in Washington D.C. with an interest in active transportation and health-information technology. @tedeytan
Stephanie K. Firestone - Stephanie writes the column "Age'n Community" on planning for the urban and senior population boom.
Melissa McMahon - Melissa does transportation demand management for Arlington County Commuter Services, building on experience in land use, environmental planning, and public health. @meloicious
Aida Olkkonen - Aida is a public health researcher at Simple Solutions Planning & Design, LLC in Arlington, Virginia.
Chris Plano - Chris recently moved to Washington D.C. to pursue environmental-justice issues, specifically public transit equity.
Juliellen Sarver - Juliellen is a senior planner with Simple Solutions Planning and Design. She telecommutes and rides her bike from her home in Richmond.
Sonali Soneji - Sonali is a transportation researcher at Simple Solutions Planning & Design, LLC in Arlington, Virginia.
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser

Marketing and Communications

Maggie Awad - Maggie is the marketing manager at Arlington Transportation Partners. @CommuterMags
Lloyd Brown - Lloyd is director of communications at the American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHTO). @LloydBrown
Heather Cole - Heather is program manager for Smart Trips in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Lois DeMeester - Lois is CEO of DS&MG and Mobility Lab. She specializes in business and marketing TDM strategies and tourism.
Paul Goddin - Paul is Mobility Lab's urban-affairs and transportation-research reporter. He tells stories about Arlington's innovations in public transportation and under-reported research news. @urbanish1
Bill Holleran - Bill is a Montgomery County, Maryland-based writer and PR consultant focused on transportation issues.
Emily Landsman - Emily has done social-media consulting for Mobility Lab. @RedBootMedia
Paul Mackie - Paul is communications director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in storytelling and editing, as well as environmental and pop-culture issues related to transportation. @poplunchbox
Adam Russell - Adam is Mobility Lab's managing editor. @a_rssll
Mike Smith - Mike is a communications consultant with Mobility Lab and CEO and founder of GreenSmith Public Relations. @PRYouReady
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser
Bernie Wagenblast - Bernie is the founder of Transportation Communications Newsletter and the voice of the "next train" announcements in the New York City subway. @TransportComm

Mobility Strategies

Sue-Ellen Atkinson - Sue-Ellen is program specialist for the CommuteSmart Team at the San Francisco Department of the Environment.
Maggie Awad - Maggie is the marketing manager at Arlington Transportation Partners. @CommuterMags
Jonathan Bollhoefer - Jonathan Bollhoefer is business development manager at Arlington Transportation Partners.
Adam Cohen - Adam is a Ph.D. physicist in Washington D.C. working to make cities more sustainable and livable with innovations in mass transit and distributed solar energy.
Heather Cole - Heather is program manager for Smart Trips in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Stephen Crim - Stephen is research director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in the latest research, best practices for urban planning, and analysis of current events in transportation.
Daisy Day - Daisy has lived in Phoenix all her life. She loves fresh air, riding transit, and the color purple.
Lois DeMeester - Lois is CEO of DS&MG and Mobility Lab. She specializes in business and marketing TDM strategies and tourism.
Elizabeth Denton - Elizabeth writes about health and is a business development manager for Arlington Transportation Partners. @ElizabethAFloyd
Jay Deratany - Jay is the founder of The Deratany Firm, an injury law firm in Chicago, a city known for its efficient public transportation system. @deratany
Wendy Duren - Wendy is program director of Arlington Transportation Partners and works with employers on their mobility solutions. @WeezieKD
Tom Fairchild - Tom is the former director of Mobility Lab. He specializes in urban and community development, with emphasis on walkable activity centers, transit-oriented development, and the interactions of land use and transportation. @WTFairchild
Jean Friedberg - Jean is the Regional Transportation Coordinator for the Fort Meade Regional Growth Management Committee.
Paul Goddin - Paul is Mobility Lab's urban-affairs and transportation-research reporter. He tells stories about Arlington's innovations in public transportation and under-reported research news. @urbanish1
Chris Hamilton - Chris is chief of Arlington County Commuter Services in Arlington, Virginia. He specializes in smart growth and urban planning. @ChrisRHamilton
John Hollenhorst - John is the publisher of Mass Transit Magazine, a long-time proponent of sustainable transportation options, and an avid cyclist.
Jeremy Holmes - Jeremy is program director of RIDE Solutions in Central and Southwest Virginia.
Howard Jennings - Howard is acting director of Mobility Lab. He specializes in government relations and policy, the nuances of transportation demand management, and the latest research.
Brett Jones - Brett, from Arlington Transportation Partners, works with employers to ensure mobility options.
Sam Krassenstein - Transportation nerd, mini-Metro enthusiast. @GrowTransit #Metro91 @GrowTransit
Dennis Leach - Dennis is director of transportation for Arlington County, Virginia.
Melissa McMahon - Melissa does transportation demand management for Arlington County Commuter Services, building on experience in land use, environmental planning, and public health. @meloicious
Keara Mehlert - Keara is business development manager of Developer Services at Arlington Transportation Partners.
Jenny O'Brien - Jenny is the head of CarmaHop, a ridesharing program that makes hitchhiking safe, easy, and reliable. @@CarmaHopper
Cheryl O'Connor - Cheryl is an expert on transportation policy and ridesharing at vRide.
Ashley Robbins - Ashley is research analyst for Mobility Lab. @CCTgirl
Bill Sadler - Bill is the regional policy manager for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. @SafeRoutesDC
Krute Singa - Krute is senior clean transportation program coordinator for the CommuteSmart Team of the San Francisco Department of the Environment.
Janna Starcic - Janna is executive editor of METRO Magazine, a national trade publication covering public and private passenger transit operations.
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser
Steven Yaffe - Steven oversees Arlington Transit (ART) and Specialized Transit for Arlington Residents (STAR) services, co-chairs the Fairfax Area LTCCC Mobility & Transportation Committee, and serves on the TRB Paratransit Committee.

Policy

Sue-Ellen Atkinson - Sue-Ellen is program specialist for the CommuteSmart Team at the San Francisco Department of the Environment.
Lloyd Brown - Lloyd is director of communications at the American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHTO). @LloydBrown
Ralph Buehler - Ralph is an urban affairs and planning professor at Virginia Tech and a co-editor of City Cycling by MIT Press.
Meredith Cockerham - Meredith intern at Mobility Lab in 2014. She is a government and psychology double major at Claremont McKenna College in California.
Stephen Crim - Stephen is research director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in the latest research, best practices for urban planning, and analysis of current events in transportation.
Alan Cunningham - Alan is a transportation planner, landscape ecologist, and author on resiliency and economics living in Fairfax, Virginia.
Micah Denton - Micah lives in Arlington, Virginia. He has been a transportation-cyclist since 2007 and is a senior civil-engineering student. @_MicahD_
Paul Goddin - Paul is Mobility Lab's urban-affairs and transportation-research reporter. He tells stories about Arlington's innovations in public transportation and under-reported research news. @urbanish1
Howard Jennings - Howard is acting director of Mobility Lab. He specializes in government relations and policy, the nuances of transportation demand management, and the latest research.
Tracy Hadden Loh - Tracy is research director at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy headquartered in Washington D.C. @busysparrow
Paul Mackie - Paul is communications director for Mobility Lab. He specializes in storytelling and editing, as well as environmental and pop-culture issues related to transportation. @poplunchbox
Cheryl O'Connor - Cheryl is an expert on transportation policy and ridesharing at vRide.
Jason Pavluchuk - Jason is a transportation expert for Pavluchuk & Associates and lobbyist for the Association for Commuter Transportation.
Bill Sadler - Bill is the regional policy manager for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. @SafeRoutesDC
Carol Schweiger - Carol has 35 years of experience assisting transit agencies and state DOTs with technology.
Krute Singa - Krute is senior clean transportation program coordinator for the CommuteSmart Team of the San Francisco Department of the Environment.
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser

Technology

Matt Caywood - Matt is a volunteer advisor and collaborator to our Transit Tech Initiative. @MattCaywood
Joe Chapline - Joe is web manager for Arlington County Commuter Services.
Adam Cohen - Adam is a Ph.D. physicist in Washington D.C. working to make cities more sustainable and livable with innovations in mass transit and distributed solar energy.
Randy Cole - Randy uses GPS to strengthen data about bike ridership.
Ryan Croft - Ryan is cofounder and VP of business development for TransitScreen. He lives and works in San Francisco with his wife. @ryankcroft
Amy Eagleburger - Amy is Mobility Lab's tech reporter and has a special interest in how good transportation can help cities be happier and healthier. @amyeagle
David Emory - David is a co-founder and principal at Conveyal.
Lawrence Fabian - Lawrence is based in Boston and is founder and principle of Trans.21.
Trevor Gerhardt - Trevor is a developer at Conveyal. @trevorgerhardt
Ola Goransson - Ola Göransson is an economist, architect, and avid cyclist. He is an energy and environment counselor for the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis at the Embassy of Sweden in D.C.
Chris Hamilton - Chris is chief of Arlington County Commuter Services in Arlington, Virginia. He specializes in smart growth and urban planning. @ChrisRHamilton
Kyle Hill - Kyle is a freelance web developer in Washington DC.
Joseph Kopser - Joseph is CEO and co-founder of RideScout. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and three daughters.
Lucien Linders - Lucien is the CEO of MOTIONPioneer Inc., which focuses on making moving around more effortless with a “plan and play” approach to transportation. @MOTIONPioneer
Dwight Martino - Dwight is an innovations specialist, geo-crowdsourcing consultant, and developed this website. @dwightmartino
Lisa Nisenson - Lisa is co-founder of GreaterPlaces, an urban planning tech startup with tech incubator 1776, and principal of Nisenson Consulting in Arlington, Virginia, specializing in smart growth, comprehensive planning, and water policy.
Jenny O'Brien - Jenny is the head of CarmaHop, a ridesharing program that makes hitchhiking safe, easy, and reliable. @@CarmaHopper
Kurt Raschke - Kurt is an information technology professional and transit enthusiast interested in the use of technology to improve reliability, efficiency, and rider experience on mass transit. @kurtraschke
Michael Schade - Michael is senior tech advisor for Mobility Lab. He specializes in photography and cool transportation visualizations, and he leads Transportation Techies DC. @mvs202
Carol Schweiger - Carol has 35 years of experience assisting transit agencies and state DOTs with technology.
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser
Kevin Webb - Kevin is a principal at Conveyal. @kvnweb

Travel/Tourism

Trevor Casey - Trevor attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is an environmental and cycling enthusiast. @TrevorCasey6
Lois DeMeester - Lois is CEO of DS&MG and Mobility Lab. She specializes in business and marketing TDM strategies and tourism.
Lawrence Fabian - Lawrence is based in Boston and is founder and principle of Trans.21.
Blair Hammond - Blair is senior officer of social media at Amtrak and a recovering journalist. Her favorite long-distance train is the south-bound Crescent.
Jake Lynch - Jake is marketing and media-relations specialist at Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.
Jenny O'Brien - Jenny is the head of CarmaHop, a ridesharing program that makes hitchhiking safe, easy, and reliable. @@CarmaHopper
Stephan Sylvan - Stephan is a recognized expert in sustainability and a co-founder/co-developer of the Eastern Village Cohousing community that has won several sustainability awards.
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser
Bernie Wagenblast - Bernie is the founder of Transportation Communications Newsletter and the voice of the "next train" announcements in the New York City subway. @TransportComm

Walking

Mariela Alfonzo - Mariela has a Ph.D; is the founder of State of Place™; president of Urban Imprint; and a fellow at NYU-Poly, focusing on rapid urbanization, walkability, and health in China. @stateofplaceorg
Ted Eytan - Ted is a Kaiser Permanente physician in Washington D.C. with an interest in active transportation and health-information technology. @tedeytan
Niels Hoe - Niels works to create better livability through cycling and pedestrian-friendly planning and design. @nielshoe
Tracy Hadden Loh - Tracy is research director at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy headquartered in Washington D.C. @busysparrow
Jenny O'Brien - Jenny is the head of CarmaHop, a ridesharing program that makes hitchhiking safe, easy, and reliable. @@CarmaHopper
Bill Sadler - Bill is the regional policy manager for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. @SafeRoutesDC
Fake User - I'm passionate about music and cooking. Also my dog is named after a Superhero. @fakeuser
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