Holly conceived, negotiated, and deployed the first car share and modern bike share programs in Connecticut. She delivered state-of-the-art shared mobility solutions to universities, municipalities and corporate campuses working for bikeshare technology companies. Holly has contributed to the evolution of rideshare matching platforms: wor
Holly conceived, negotiated, and deployed the first car share and modern bike share programs in Connecticut. She delivered state-of-the-art shared mobility solutions to universities, municipalities and corporate campuses working for bikeshare technology companies. Holly has contributed to the evolution of rideshare matching platforms: working for one of the first GIS-based rideshare matching companies, co-developing a rideshare matching system for Harvard, and as an early tester of GoLoco.
Holly’s involvement in the field of bicycle, e-bicycle and electric scooter systems includes every aspect of Micromobility planning and deployment. Holly is an active member of the North American Bike Share Association and the Association for Commuter Transportation. She is certified by the European Energy Centre for Electric Vehicle Training, and by the National Charrette Institute for planning and conducting charrettes.
Holly's deep understanding of the planning and public engagement required to support walking, cycling, transit, and shared vehicle use has been honed over 20 + years facilitating meetings and outreach for sustainable transportation projects - as well as designing, distributing, and analyzing transportation surveys.
She has spent her adult life enabling freedom of mobility through her work at TransAction Associates, Lane Transit District, at Harvard and Yale Universities, and consulting
for Nelson\Nygaard, Noa Technologies, Koloni and Lime.
Dave Sousa joined Less Road Traveled as a Strategic Advisor and Collaborator in April 2021. He is a Senior Planner and Landscape Architect, and is a disciple of Sustainable Transportation, Smart Growth and Walkable Urbanism. He has focused his career on creating more livable, sustainable, functional and attractive communities. He speciali
Dave Sousa joined Less Road Traveled as a Strategic Advisor and Collaborator in April 2021. He is a Senior Planner and Landscape Architect, and is a disciple of Sustainable Transportation, Smart Growth and Walkable Urbanism. He has focused his career on creating more livable, sustainable, functional and attractive communities. He specializes in the integration of transportation and land use including Complete Streets, Green Infrastructure, and Transit Oriented Development (TOD).
His recent work includes TOD planning in Stamford, Norwalk, New Haven and Meriden, CT, transportation master planning for the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation, the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and the Western Region of Abu Dhabi Emirate, U.A.E., and numerous bicycle and Complete Streets studies and plans for cities throughout the eastern U.S.
Mr. Sousa earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a licensed landscape architect and a certified urban planner. He serves on the Board of Advisors for the Hebron Community Foundation and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Planning Association and the American Public Transportation Association.
Carolyn is a certified planner who holds a Master's in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan. She is engaged - both personally and professionally - in active transportation planning. Other skills include GIS mapping, and public outreach / planning communications. She is the former Program Manager of Bike New Haven - the first large municipal bikeshare system in Connecticut. While in graduate school, she coordinated the brand new MDetroit Center Connector, a pilot program connecting the University of Michigan with the city of Detroit to facilitate educational and cultural enrichment and exchange.
Paul holds a PhD in Urban Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His technical skills include data science, econometric modeling, and GIS. He has expertise in public transit service planning, fare modeling, and service quality enhancement. Paul has taught graduate classes in transportation planning at MIT and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. At the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Volpe Center, Paul contributed research for the transportation section of the Climate Change Action Plan, and helped to develop the Federal Transit Administration's Bus Rapid Transit Initiative. He was the City of Boston’s first bicycle program manager. His research on public transit, active transportation, and land use/transportation interaction has been published in several academic journals.
Dave Reed is passionate about solving problems with sustainable solutions. A leader in shared mobility, he has years of experience in business development, partnerships, managing teams, public policy, and community relations. He was responsible for securing and launching more than 30 bike shares in U.S. cities and university campuses, including 2 programs in the top 3 U.S. cities. Dave's clients have included mobility companies, municipalities, universities, Fortune 500 corporations, small businesses, and real estate properties. Dave has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University in Geography/Urban Studies and Political Science.
Holding an MS in Urban Planning and Community Development from UMass Boston, Karl has spent the past decade implementing public health and transportation initiatives in the United States and South Africa. Karl specializes in roundtable and workshop facilitation, as well as non-traditional mediums of engagement, and enjoys enabling communities to achieve inclusive and sustainable outcomes which are uniquely their own. Recent examples of his work can be found at karlalexander.city.
Francisco is an independent urban transport and planning consultant with a focus on non-motorized and sustainable transport. He holds a degree as a professional architect (1993) from the School of Architecture, Design and Urbanism (FADU) at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina and a Master in City Planning (1998) degree from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, where he received a scholarship to conduct research on the Tren Urbano, a transit system in San Juan, Puerto Rico as part of a joint MIT-University of Puerto Rico Research Program.
Francisco has over 20 years of professional experience in the urban transport and planning area working for the public, private and non-governmental sectors in the US and Argentina and has worked on projects financed by multi-lateral finance institutions. Recent projects include a bicycle infrastructure master plan for the Metropolitan Mendoza region, urban plans for mid-sized cities in Argentina and informal settlement improvement master plans in
Greater Buenos Aires.
He is a faculty member of an urban planning course at the Universidad de Buenos Aires where he lectures on urban transport and is part of the faculty´s team that formulates development plans and strengthens human resources for districts in the Greater Buenos Aires Area. He is a member of CIHE, a research center in FADU/UBA dedicated to sustainable development. He also teaches other courses on planning and transport in Buenos Aires and is regularly called upon to participate in courses, classes, seminars and events on urban transport and is an active urban bicycle use advocate. He conducts research, publishes and presents findings in thematic congresses.
Sebastian holds Master's degrees in Urban and Regional Planning, and in Public Policy from the University of Michigan. He is an independent consultant, working with governments and international organizations. Sebastian has provided technical assistance for urban, and mobility plans - identifying opportunities to incorporate innovative technologies, and improve collection and use of data.
He is experienced in data analysis and the development of geographic information systems (GIS) to understand the complexity of cities, provide mobility solutions, and contribute to urban resilience. His skills include development and analysis of surveys, and analysis of open data, georeferenced information, and data analytics. Sebastian uses his advanced skills in Python and GIS for urban and transportation data analysis. He has worked for the World Bank, the International Development Bank, the Latin American Development Bank (CAF), the National Government of Argentina and the City of Buenos Aires, among other organizations, on mobility and urban projects.