International Transport Forum

2012 Annual Summit / Seamless Transport:Making Connections



Sue Zielinski

Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation, (SMART), University of Michigan, USA

Susan Zielinski is Managing Director of SMART (Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation) a dynamic trans-disciplinary leadership group seeking to catalyze systematic and fundamental transformations of mobility / accessibility systems consistent with a sustainable human future. Ms. Zielinski is a Harvard Loeb Fellow focusing on New Mobility innovation and leadership. Prior to 2004, she co-founded and directed the Moving the Economy (MTE), a Canada-wide “link tank”. Previously Ms. Zielinski worked from over 15 years as a transportation planner for the City of Toronto and advised on initiatives such as the National Advisory Committee on Energy Efficiency, Transport Canada’s Sustainable Development Advisory Committee, the Gridlock Panel of the Ontario Smart Growth Initiative, the OECD’s Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Project.