Rob Johnson to be new Transportation Board Chair

PSRC President John Marchione, Mayor of Redmond, has selected Seattle Councilmember Rob Johnson to be the new Chair of the Transportation Policy Board.

[caption id="attachment_8839" align="alignleft" width="180"]Seattle Councilmember Rob Johnson will be the new Chair of the Transportation Policy Board. Seattle Councilmember Rob Johnson will be the new Chair of the Transportation Policy Board.[/caption]

“Councilmember Johnson has been a tireless advocate for expanding transportation choices across Washington. He has worked to get additional resources to implement the region’s transportation plan and has been an active member of the Transportation Policy Board since 2009," said Mayor Marchione.

Councilmember Johnson was elected to Seattle City Council in 2015. Prior to that, he spent 10 years working for Transportation Choices Coalition (a statewide nonprofit dedicated to expanding multi-modal transportation infrastructure), serving as Executive Director from 2008 to 2015. He served on PSRC's Transportation Policy Board in that role.

Rob is a native Seattleite and earned his Master's in Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles.

He will Chair the Transportation Policy Board meeting on Thursday, March 10. See the full agenda here.