Deputy Director of Policy and Planning, Alameda County Transportation Commission
Friday, December 12, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 pm
2614 Dwight Way
2nd Floor Conference Room
Berkeley, CA 94720
If you cannot attend in person, you can listen online. Please register at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/ljt8pisv9sxq&eom(link is external)
Speaker Bio: Tess Lengyel is the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) deputy director of planning and policy. She directs all short- and long-range transportation planning for Alameda County, which provides the foundation for transportation funding decisions made by Alameda CTC. Lengyel led development of the $8 billion Transportation Expenditure Plan that went before voters as Measure BB in November 2014, passed with over 70 percent support, and is expected to create nearly 150,000 full-time equivalent jobs. She also spearheaded public outreach and education resulting in the passage of the 2000 transportation sales tax measure that garnered 81.5 percent of voter support. With more than 24 years of transportation experience, Lengyel is also responsible for policy, legislation, and public affairs at Alameda CTC. She holds a degree in planning and policy/environmental studies.