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Speaker

Tom Maguire

Tom Maguire is Director of the Sustainable Streets Division at SFMTA, where he directs the agency’s ambitious efforts to achieve Vision Zero and to create world class streets for all San Franciscans. The 1,035 employees of Sustainable Streets operate, engineer, design, and plan the city’s traffic, parking, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure and provide transit security and parking enforcement.

He joined SFMTA in October 2014 after serving as Assistant Commissioner at the New York City Department of Transportation, where he managed Bus Rapid Transit, Freight Mobility, Peak Rate Parking, congestion pricing, and sustainability, and resiliency programs. He has also worked for the engineering and design firm Arup.

Tom is a transportation professional who is passionate about using his experience in planning, engineering, policymaking, and management to build great cities… Unlocking the potential of streets, transit systems, and public space to create places that are safe, sustainable, and equitable… Moving toward Vision Zero… Finding creative ways to use technology and data to help travelers make smart choices… Remembering that as professionals, we work for ALL users of the street – pedestrians, transit riders, drivers, and cyclists.

He holds a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from UC Berkeley and a B.A. from Rutgers.