Caroline Samponaro is the Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy for the Northeast Region at ofo North America, working to bring dockless bike share to new markets from Maine to Delaware, and cities in between. Before joining ofo, Caroline spent 12 years at Transportation Alternatives and was one of the nation’s foremost advocates for traffic justice and urban bicycling. During her tenure at TransAlt, she spearheaded the city's adoption of Vision Zero, led the grassroots campaign to lower New York City's speed limit, and co-founded Families for Safe Streets, a victim advocacy organization comprised of members who have lost loved ones or been injured in traffic crashes. Caroline is an expert on urban bicycling and helped lead New York City’s rapid transformation into a bike-friendly city by leading dozens of grassroots campaigns to redesign dangerous streets with high quality bike lanes. Caroline is frequently quoted in the New York Times and New York Magazine, and she is a sought-out speaker on reckless driving prevention, the growth of urban cycling and the transition away from the automobile in cities across the globe. Caroline lives in Brooklyn and holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Columbia University.
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