Hosted by Josh Cohen
Episode 78 - As the American Public Transportation Association’s policy director, Darnell Grisby understands the unique role that transit can play to increase access to opportunity not only for riders, but also for the next generation of diverse industry leaders.
Episode 77 - Throughout Naomi Doerner’s career and community involvement, she has married transportation and mobility justice to not only better understand community needs, but to begin to shift power from dominant structures back to the community and its constituents.
Episode 76 - Over the past four years and across 10 cities, Lynn Ross of Spirit for Change Consulting has helped reimagine our public spaces for increased engagement, equity, environmental sustainability and economic development. A key lesson: co-creation is the only way forward.
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Mobility is an essential component to the vibrant, equitable, and sustainable cities of our future. To build this future, we need to do more than invest in technology. We need to invest in the people who will make the hard decisions around transportation, land use, housing, economic development, and other aspects of urban life.
Josh Cohen, National Policy Director at TransLoc, started that conversation by building relationships with and sharing ideas from today’s leaders who are imagining and implementing change. He will profile leaders who are doing the heavy lifting to make our communities better and inspire new ones to supplement them. Together, we’ll build The Movement with the goal of sparking tangible change in our communities.
Want to learn more about the conception of The Movement? Josh explains more here.
Josh Cohen is the host of The Movement and TransLoc's National Director of Policy. Beyond the multi-syllable words in his title, this means he touches pretty much everything that goes on at TransLoc, a remnant from Josh's experience as one of TransLoc's earliest employees.
For seven years, Josh helped TransLoc grow from 5 customers to 120 customers as TransLoc's Director of Business Development. Prior to TransLoc, Josh was CEO of DomoLife, a real-estate services business, and VP of Turnkey Sports, a sports business consultancy. When not chasing his three kids around the Bull City, North Carolina, Josh enjoys roasting his own coffee and smoking his own barbeque.
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Josh reflects on the hundreds of conversations he’s had over the past twelve months and unpacks the realization that if we want to bring about change we must turn the conventional way we look at leadership upside down.