Meg Merritt has 18 years of experience in managing major projects that bring transit and emerging mobility to communities. Meg specializes in building consensus by seeking to understand the needs of stakeholders and technical project managers. Her time spent using storytelling and presentations to share the vision of major projects is central to her talent as a Lecturer. Meg's practicum courses help students excel in their ability to share the story of their project and propose solutions that are realistic and able to garner broad-based public support.
Meg began her career in transit and land planning and has spent time in the transportation technology startup world, where she managed the multimodal mobile experience for private mobility companies and transit authorities. Her project management approach is to build relationships, reach consensus, and leverage skills and strengths across teams. Her expertise in traditional transit planning and cutting-edge mobility technology makes her a skillful navigator into the future of transportation. Meg was awarded Mass Transit Magazine’s 40 Under 40 in 2020 and has contributed her thought leadership to writers at City Lab and the New York Times.