Catherine Cagle, Planning Director, City of Waltham and Former MassDOT Sustainable Transportation Innovator. Ms. Cagle will talk about sustainable transportation and development to create healthier and economically vibrant communities. Transportation and land use are interconnected policies that impact us daily and are the framework of our communities. Catherine Cagle, AICP, LEED AP, RLA, MBA is the new Planning Director for the City of Waltham. Prior to joining the City of Waltham team, her last four years were spend establishing sustainable transportation policy within the newly created Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). She was responsible for embedding sustainability and livability into the agency’s core business and DNA. Accomplishments include: GreenDOT Policy and Implementation Plan, Healthy Transportation Compact, Clean Energy and Climate Change, Chairing the new State Bicycle and Pedestrian Board and State Mode Shift Goal. She has over 19 year of experience in private and public sector focused on innovative sustainability policy and capital project implementation. She holds an MBA from Simmons College, a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Minnesota. Her professional accreditations include: Massachusetts license Landscape Architecture(RLA), American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and Leadership in Energy and Environment accredited professional (LEED AP).
The Lunch and Learn Program is sponsored by the Environmental Studies program at Tufts.