The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) celebrated the announcement of the 2020 40 Under 40 recipients at the annual TDM Forum, which took place virtually (watch the ceremony below). Celebrating the accomplishments of a tremendous group of Transportation Demand Management (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.
“During a year that has introduced unprecedented challenges to the industry, it’s a pleasure to look to the future of TDM with this impressive group of leaders addressing transportation and mobility. The work they do makes a very real difference in the quality of life for commuters, and their creative solutions are improving the sustainability of their communities,” said ACT Executive Director David Straus.
“I’d love to give a big thank you to ACT for this award. It’s a tremendous honor, and a direct result of everything I’ve learned from my colleagues at Livable Buckhead as well as the other outstanding TDM professionals that are part of this organization.” - Katie Gable, Livable Buckhead
“I enjoy being a TDM professional because I enjoy helping communities thrive.” - Nichole Hollis, AECOM/Georgia Commute Options
“I have been very thankful for ACT and everything it has taught me.” - Dayna Paszkiet, Commute with Enterprise
“I am always thrilled to see the next generation embracing TDM, and excited for this group of award recipients,” said ACT President Connie McGee. “I believe we need to keep cultivating new generations to work in transportation moving TDM forward into the future. Congratulations to the recipients!”
ACT recognized its 2020 40 Under 40 TDM Professionals with a special video during the awards ceremony, sponsored by Hallcon, where attendees of the 2020 TDM Forum gathered to toast this exceptional group of emerging leaders.
2020 40 Under 40 Winners
Elizabeth Bastian, WSDOT
Tim Beckwith, AECOM/Commuter Services of Pennsylvania
Aaron Berdanier, TransLoc
Roy Bick, Moovit
Joan Crockett Lyons, Boulder Transportation Connections
Chris Cukar, Tesla
Kimiya Darrell, WSP
Kelly Fetterman, Agile Mile
Katie Gable, Livable Buckhead
Aaron Gaul, UrbanTrans North America
Lyndsay Gavin, Center for Advanced Hindsight
Kathryn Hagerman Medina, RideAmigos
Alex Heliotis, WeDriveU
Nichole Hollis, AECOM/Georgia Commute Options
Sarah Hollis, Netflix
Joshua Ignagni, Dropbox, Inc.
Sara Irick, PE, PMP, Grant Integrative Facilities Management
Josh Jacobson, Commutifi
Mallory Jenkins, San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
Matthew Jones, Foursquare ITP
Marie-France Laurin, Netlift
Bobby Lauterjung, Beeline Mobility
Chris Lechner, UCLA Transportation
Katie O’Sullivan, AICP, ICF
Dayna Paszkiet, Commute with Enterprise
Sara Pennington, Rideshare Thomas Jefferson Planning Commission
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