The City of San Antonio, Texas, recently selected Tomika Monterville to lead their new Department of Transportation. In this role, Tomika works with engineers, planners and other stakeholders to provide coordination with VIA, the public transit agency, and improve sidewalk and bicycle infrastructure to support the City’s Vision Zero goals. Prior to joining the City of San Antonio, Tomika was recently the Director of Planning & Development for the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (dba LYNX) and Transit Manager for Lake County Florida. Seminal projects in Tomika’s career include planning the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and District of Columbia’s first Rapid Bus service, MetroExtra, and planning for the original, modern D.C. Streetcar program. Tomika has held positions with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and was the Executive Director for the H Street Main Street (Washington, D.C.).