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John tallmadge


Specialization: Transportation Planning

John Tallmadge is the executive director of Bike Durham, a sustainable transportation advocacy non-profit. John had a 21-year career in public transportation at GoTriangle as a planner, manager, and leader. He led the agency’s service planning team, the Transportation Demand Management team, and the customer information team. He also served as the interim Project Director for the Light-Rail Project from September 2018 through March 2019.

John is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison and of UNC’s Department of City and Regional Planning, His  areas of interest are in the role that transportation must play in achieving racial equity, carbon neutrality, and Vision Zero.