Marissa Barrera is a Program Officer at The World Bank Group and is deeply involved in providing commuter services for a large staff. We reached out to find out her thoughts on TDM and ACT.
1. What brought you to the TDM field?
The World Bank Group’s (WBG) General Services Department (GSD) provides commuting options to over 8,000 staff in Washington DC. I manage the Commuter Services unit, and our services include:
2. How did you get involved in ACT?
I stumbled across ACT when searching for a commuting conference. Impressed by ACT’s mission, I was convinced that I could find related resources that would help further improve the Commuter Services program.
3. What do you see as the future of TDM? Any specific challenges?
Balancing environmental sustainability and commuter needs to make a significant positive impact on communities and the economy.