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Vision Zero Coordinator

Valerie Hermanson, Vision Zero Coordinator

Vision Zero Coordinator Valerie Hermanson, MCRP

Valerie Hermanson, AICP, begins her role as a Public Works Strategic Program Manager for the City of Albuquerque, leading the City's Vision Zero program to combat pedestrian deaths and reimagine transit systems to make our roads safer for all users.

Born and raised in New Mexico, Valerie has worked in multiple cities including Albuquerque, Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, CA. She brings 10+ years of experience with an extensive background and skillset in transportation planning and policy and active transportation plans/programs. She is passionate about shaping transportation by creating equitable, sustainable, resilient, and human-oriented streets and places by implementing plans, policies, and programs that make mobility options safe, convenient, and affordable for everyone.

Valerie holds a Master's degree in Community and Regional Planning and Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of New Mexico.