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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Mark Chase

Lecturer

Mark Chase

Lecturer

Phone 617-627-3394
97 Talbot Avenue, Medford, MA
Biography: 

Mark has over twenty years of Transportation planning experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors. His employment and consulting background includes work in transportation demand management initiatives including car-sharing programs, bicycle facilities planning, shuttle systems operations and parking management. Mark is a social entrepreneur who has been involved with the launch of several for-profit and non-profit enterprises. He was part of the senior management team that launched the innovative car-sharing program Zipcar and social networking car-pool site GoLoco. He co-founded Central Bike Services, a bicycle facility installation and maintenance company based in Boston. Mark is actively involved with car-parking reform as a key component of sustainable transportation systems. In 2017 Mark founded Neighborways Design where designers and artists work together to reimagine low speed streets. His work with Neighborways often involves students. He is an adviser and technical expert for the Livable Streets Alliance.

Expertise: 

Transportation planning; street design; tactical urbanism; entrepreneurship; advocacy