Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Senior Program Specialist

A Senior Program Specialist and experienced planner and political strategist, Nick Miller is energized by a world full of possibilities. It’s not just about thinking of “what can be.” He strives to put ideas into action for meaningful, positive impact on his communities.

Nick firmly believes that making urban planning concepts understandable and relatable is a critical step in cultivating community support and ultimately positively impact the people that these policies and plans serve. 

Nick honed his passions for economic growth and public policy through his studies at Furman University, where he studied Political Science and Urban Studies. He also attended Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, where he earned his Master of Public Policy with a concentration in Urban Planning and Economic Development. 

In his professional career, Nick has excelled in urban planning roles at Sizemore Group and the Atlanta Regional Commission. He has also managed political campaigns across the state of Georgia, gaining a unique perspective on broader political dynamics.

Outside of work, Nick enjoys watching the New York Jets, exploring new cities, and embarking on a never-ending quest to find Atlanta’s best cheeseburger.

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Jordyn Jones

Jordyn Jones

Senior Planner

Jordyn is a Senior Planner with UrbanTrans’ Community and Stakeholder Engagement (CSE) Practice. With just over five years of experience in planning, Jordyn is driven to promote equitable outcomes for underserved communities in her work. While that is no light task, Jordyn expertly navigates the complexities of equitable planning and policies through a steady approach to community and stakeholder involvement. This is paired with an unmatched savvy for making connections between ideas and between people.

Jordyn has managed engagement initiatives for transportation projects ranging from federal and state compliant processes to community-led initiatives. She’s skilled in leveraging partnerships and coordinating across various organizations to meet goals and facilitate change that aligns with targeted objectives. 

Jordyn’s academic accomplishments include a degree in public policy and a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in Planning and Economic Development from Georgia State University.  

When she’s not working, Jordyn loves to unwind with her fiancé Kris and her dog Trap. She’s an avid reader who devours the latest science fiction and rom-coms, and enjoys binge-watching the hottest TV shows.

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Chloe Grant

Chloe Grant

Program Specialist

Equipped with a positive disposition and collaborative approach, Chloe is a rising star in the transportation demand management (TDM) industry.  Chloe’s strengths allow her to seamlessly connect with a diverse set of stakeholders to promote sustainability, advance social impact, and build resilient communities.

As a Program Specialist, Chloe has been championing outreach plans for two Transportation Management Associations (TMAs) in the Denver metro area: Transportation Solutions and West Corridor TMA. Chloe’s wealth of knowledge and expertise in building partnerships that go a long way in addressing better transportation behaviors for all.

Prior to joining UrbanTrans, Chloe worked for Boulder County’s Mobility For All Program, which aims to promote multimodal transportation options for residents that are inclusive, accessible, and affordable. Chloe earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Community and International Development and a minor in Global Studies from the University of Vermont. During her time in Vermont, she discovered a passion for participating in environmental advocacy, including participating in a campaign calling for a ban on plastic bag use.

In her free time, Chloe loves exploring all that Colorado has to offer, including hiking, skiing, kayaking, seeing live music, and film photography. She loves spending time outside and exploring new landscapes, whether within the city or in the mountains.

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Becky Alper

Becky Alper

Senior Planner

Becky is driven to do good in this world. This value is at the heart of her character. It’s demonstrated through Becky’s daily commitment to the communities she serves. This drive inspires the entire UrbanTrans team. She lights up any room, not just with her cheerful spirit, but also with insightful contributions that advance our collective mission.

As a senior planner, Becky focuses on TDM policy projects that span both technical and implementation components. She is also passionate about multimodal travel safety for school audiences. Most recently, she led Move Minnesota’s Schools and Green Line projects to promote public transit use for student commuters.

Before coming to UrbanTrans, Becky led employer outreach and behavior change programs at Move Minneapolis and Saint Paul Smart Trips for five years, focusing on sustainable transportation programs and policies for employers within the Twin Cities.

Beyond her work with UrbanTrans, Becky also serves as commissioner for both the Minneapolis Park Board and Minneapolis Planning Commission.

Becky has a B.A. in Geography and International Development and a Master’s in GIS from Clark University. Becky speaks Spanish fluently and she previously worked in Madrid as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant. She also spent a year studying Transportation Systems at the Technical University of Munich. She won the Association for Commuter Transportation’s 40 under 40 award in 2018 and previously served as the Midwest Chapter’s President.

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Patrick Haire

Patrick Haire

Principal Consultant

For over 10 years, Patrick’s been honing his marketing skills – starting from the ground up as a brand ambassador for an energy drink company in the Coca Cola family. Since then, he’s specialized as a digital marketer, and he loves what he does! When we first met Patrick, we were impressed by his knowledge of marketing tactics, SEO, and marketing automation and you’ll find yourself in an impressively enjoyable conversation with him—and you’re likely to walk away with a greater understanding of marketing technology.

What makes digital marketing so exciting to Patrick is the constant challenge of staying relevant in a rapidly changing landscape. One solution might work today but not tomorrow, and he thrives on being able to craft strategies that showcase the best of what’s available.

But it’s not just the challenge that keeps Patrick interested. Digital marketing allows for huge storytelling opportunities, giving him the chance to showcase the passion and dedication of his colleagues and clients. Nothing gives him more fulfillment than knowing he helped people tell their story in a way that resonates with their audience.

In his downtime, Patrick can be found practicing his culinary skills, spending time with friends, and watching sports—especially auto racing.

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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, IAP2

Chris Cannon, IAP2

Principal Consultant - Community Engagement

Chris Cannon is a principal consultant at UrbanTrans and has 15 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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Jennifer Wolfen

Jennifer Wolfen

Finance Lead

Jennifer’s delightful personality is not only evident in every aspect of her work. It also carries over into a superior product for our clients.  Simply put, she is a problem solver. Her flexibility, wit, and versatility inspire a higher level of production and teamwork. Having worked for UrbanTrans for over eight years, she has consistently infused her humor into the day to day operations, making UrbanTrans an incredibly fun place to work.

Jenn brings to UrbanTrans more than 19 years of experience in office management, vendor relations, and client services. She works on all aspects of UrbanTrans’ financial management and is a bookkeeper extraordinaire. She is currently researching new tools and strategies to improve operations at UrbanTrans.

Jennifer moved to Denver in 1999 from Maryland (with a short 5-year layover in Los Angeles). Her off-the-job interests include camping, baking, and trying to keep her plants alive.

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