Julia Wcislo

Transportation Planner

Julia is a planner interested in creating thriving cities through sustainable transportation systems, equitable community development, and affordable housing. Before joining UrbanTrans, she worked for the Colorado Department of Transportation, where she assisted with oversight and management of federal and state transportation funds and projects that focused on transit. 

Julia served for two years as an AmeriCorps member, preserving affordable housing through home repairs for low-income homeowners. She also supported the HUD Promise Zone Initiative to expand economic opportunity in high-poverty areas of Nashville, TN.

Since joining UrbanTrans, Julia has been using her planning experience to support an emerging TMO in Southern California, assisting with the evaluation of developing TDM plans; and researching best practices on residential transit pass programs across the United States.  

She is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver with a Master’s of Urban and Regional Planning; and Eckerd College with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with a focus in Economics and Political Science.

Julia enjoys hiking and camping, playing tennis, and keeping her vegetable garden thriving!

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Rogina Jabel

Rogina Jabel

Program Specialist

Rogina is passionate about mobilizing people towards making a social impact and building long-term community resilience. As a Program Specialist, she helps implement TDM programs spanning the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) that support sustainable urban mobility and promote initiatives that make the daily commute more accessible, safer, and greener. 

Rogina has dedicated her career to program delivery, community outreach, and stakeholder engagement. She currently leads these efforts for three Transportation Management Associations in Toronto. Rogina previously worked with non-profit organizations across the GTHA to deliver large-scale behavior change programs that mitigate climate change, protect biodiversity, and improve air quality. 

Rogina collaborates effectively with municipal governments, neighborhood associations, and environmental groups to achieve program goals. Within these roles, she has championed addressing equity in climate action by engaging those disproportionately affected by climate change like low-income groups, BIPOC communities, and seniors. 

Rogina earned her degree in Environmental Management with Double Minors in Geography and Political Science from the University of Toronto. She was selected by the University to conduct a comprehensive Zero Waste Feasibility Assessment for the Mississauga Campus.

In her free time, you can find Rogina canoeing or camping in one of many provincial parks in Ontario — even in the winter!

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Erica Hine

Senior Program Specialist

Erica is here to work toward lessening our dependence on personal vehicles. She believes that by sharing and connecting—especially when connecting via active transportation methods—we have significant opportunities to live happier and healthier lives.

In her role as a Senior Program Specialist, Erica supports program activities in Denver, including nurturing employer relationships and managing regional campaigns. She is currently developing outreach programs for West Corridor Transportation Management Association (TMA) and Transportation Solutions TMA.


A bike advocate at heart, Erica brings five years of experience as Bicycle Colorado’s membership manager, where she supported statewide bike education and advocacy initiatives. She comes to this field of work through a passion for public health, and she has a Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center. Erica believes that through UrbanTrans’ projects, communities can work toward becoming healthier and more just.  


When not engaging with Denver’s TMAs, Erica enjoys herself best when walking and biking with friends, having a solo dance party, seeing live music (especially with her brother), or camping and hiking in the Rockies.

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Chris Cannon

Chris Cannon

Principal Consultant - Community Engagement

Chris Cannon is a principal consultant at UrbanTrans and has 14 years of community involvement and engagement experience. His background is broad and includes programming and projects in community and economic development from planning to project implementation. Since joining UrbanTrans in 2021, Chris has taken the lead on community engagement for variety of projects including: stakeholder group development for various levels of project management and implementation, comprehensive stakeholder and public involvement plan development and implementation for multiple transportation studies, and strategic planning and facilitation services for both government and NGOs. Prior to joining UrbanTrans, Chris worked across all levels of government, most recently as the Director of Economic Development for the City of Johns Creek, Georgia. He spent many years building coalitions and partnerships to facilitate the economic restructuring of Southwest Virginia. And prior to that, he worked across both rural and urban areas of the State of Georgia facilitating economic and community improvement programs through the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

Cannon is a graduate of Shorter College in Rome, Georgia, with a degree in Media Studies and Art. Outside of work, you’ll find him hiking the backcountry trails across the South or working on clay projects in the pottery studio.

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