S1E2 Jessica Alba explains why the TDM-CP will save the planet
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This episode we are talking to Jessica Alba. Jessica is a Transportation Policy Manager at Stanford University and the Chair of the ACT Certification Board of Trustees overseeing the TDM-CP program.

Professional Bio

Jessica joined Stanford University as an internal and external liaison on transportation policy matters in 2017. Prior to Stanford, she was a planner and principal at Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates and Trivector Traffic, two thought leaders on transportation solutions that put people first.

Jessica studied Earth and Environmental Sciences at Lund University in Sweden in the 90s and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2004. With a strong foundation centered on sustainability, she merged her academic knowledge with a love for vibrant communities. Over the past two decades she has consulted and advised on hundreds of projects and policy efforts in the sustainable and emerging mobility realm.

The "Between the Lines" Podcast by Commutifi

In 2019, global emissions hit an all-time high and projections put us at a terrifying high line of 3.5 degree temperature rise by the end of the century. But the global pandemic may have been a turning point. New green recovery policies have the potential to decrease our 2030 emissions by 25% and put us on a new line that limits temperature rise to that critical 2 degrees.

But what does the journey Between the Lines look like?

Achieving these goals will require innovative solutions in every sector of our economy, but none may be more challenging and impactful than personal transportation.

We’re bringing you experts, innovators, and interesting people working hard to revolutionize and decarbonize our commutes and daily trips. In each episode, we’ll discuss a different solution and ask our guest why it will save our planet.

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