Senior Transportation Planner with Capital District Transportation Committee
Jen Ceponis is a Senior Transportation Planner with the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for New York’s Capital Region. She has been with CDTC since 2008. Most recently she has been involved in promoting bicycle safety through CDTC’s bicycle safety campaign Capital Coexist, developing travel demand management programs, overseeing a number of land use and transportation integration planning studies, and managing the Capital Region’s trail count and survey program as well as the Capital District Trails Plan. Jen is also the Coordinator of Capital District Clean Communities (CDCC), a government/industry partnership through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program whose mission is to support local decisions to reduce the use of petroleum fuels in transportation. Jen is on the Board of Directors of Capital CarShare, a non-profit carsharing organization in Albany that she helped launch in 2014 and is the Chair of the NYS MPO Climate Change Working Group. Jen received her Bachelors degree in Sociology and Philosophy from Siena College and her Masters in Regional Planning from the State University of New York at Albany.