Stephanie Dock is the Research Program Administrator at the District Department of Transportation. The Research Program supports all aspects of the agency’s work and over the past 6+ years, Stephanie has been involved in a range of projects from pervious concrete to connected and autonomous vehicles. Some of her largest efforts have been the parkDC value pricing parking pilot project, the District Mobility multimodal congestion study, and multimodal trip and parking generation.
As transportation choices expand and evolve, how we build, operate, and maintain the transportation system is changing. How can we leverage better connectivity and data to support a safer, more sustainable, and more resilient transportation system? The ideas for a Gigabit future can point to where we need to make strategic investments today to leverage those opportunities in the future.
Stephanie is a certified planner (AICP) with a Masters in City Planning from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Chicago. She previously worked for ICF International, where she worked with various agencies on sustainability, livability, and performance management in transportation, and before that at the Center for Neighborhood Technology supporting transit and freight related development in low-income communities.
We were able to work with HeroX to draft challenge guidelines, promote the challenge to a targeted audience of interested parties, and ultimately draw a crowd of innovators from across the globe to submit proposals to address our challenge. We were quite satisfied with the number and diversity of both individuals and proposals that the challenge drew.