Association for Commuter Transportation Recognizes 40 Under 40 in TDM

Association for Commuter Transportation Recognizes 40 Under 40 in TDM

Saluting talent shaping the future of mobility

SEATTLE, Wash., November 12, 2019 – The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) celebrated the announcement of the 2019 40 Under 40 recipients at the annual TDM Forum in Seattle, WA.  Toasting the accomplishments of a tremendous group of TDM professionals and industry leaders at its annual Forum, the awardees represent a diverse cross-section of the industry, including private sector employers, city and state governments, service providers, consultants, and nonprofits committed to solving the transportation and mobility challenges facing their communities and organizations.

“The future is very bright for TDM with this impressive group of talent rising up and changing the way we look at addressing transportation and mobility.  The work of these ambitious leaders makes a very real difference in the quality of life commuters and their creative solutions are improving the sustainability of their communities,” said ACT Executive Director David Straus.

ACT recognized its 2019 40 Under 40 TDM Professionals at a special awards ceremony and reception sponsored by Hallcon, where attendees of the 2019 TDM Forum gathered to toast this exceptional group of emerging leaders.


The Association for Commuter Transportation is the premier organization and leading advocate for commuter transportation and transportation demand management (TDM) professionals.  ACT strives to create an efficient multimodal transportation system by empowering the people, places, and organizations working to advance TDM in order to improve the quality of life of commuters, enhance the livability of communities, and stimulate economic activity.



2019 ACT 40 Under 40 Recipients

Linsey Burch, Wells + Associates

Chelsea Carter, AECOM

Christopher (Chris) Chop, MaineHealth | Maine Medical Center

Abdallah Daboussi, UCLA Transportation

Ben Dalton, RideAmigos

Erin David, Alta Planning + Design

Alex Gibson, Transloc Inc.

Danielle Glaser, LinkedIn

Thomas Hamed, City of Alexandria

Michael Helta, Maryland Transit Administration

Kelly Hostetler, Luum

Rachel Jallits, Facebook

Shawn Kelly, WeDriveU

Lori La Riva, SBCAG Traffic Solutions

Christy Lee, Destination Sales & Marketing Group

Katie List, Foursquare ITP

Erica Liston, Commute with Enterprise

Lily Lowder, Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization

Weiser Manzano, Salesforce

Adrienne Moretz, SACOG

Louis Pappas, Bird Rides Inc.

Ross Peizer, Community Transit

Raul Peralez, San Jose Office of Council District 3

Justin Rees, Ride Systems

Marc Rivers, Nike

Aslyne Rodriguez, EmpowerBus

Jessica Sanborn, Google

Courtney Schultz, Charlotte Area Transit System

Sarah Spicer, City of Seattle Dept of Transportation

Joseph Stainsby, Vanpool Alliance

Federico Tallis, VHB

Christina Torkelson, ACHD Commuteride

Jimmy Tran, UCLA Transportation

Erick Van Wagenen, WeDriveU

Ricardo Vera, NCR

Kristina Walker, Downtown On the Go

Julia Wean, Steer

David Weisman, Scoop

Marla Westervelt, Bird Rides Inc.

Lia Yim, Kite Pharma

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Media contact:
ACT: Amanda Brangwynne