Senior Fellow, Center for Regional Analysis
& Schar School of Policy & Government
George Mason University
Kelley’s focus is on what makes regions smart and sustainable and on the partnerships and products needed to launch new smart mobility strategies, programs, and deployments. She brings a wide range of experience deploying innovative policies and programs that make communities thrive. A three-time CEO as Executive Director of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, a Senate-confirmed CEO for Research and Special Programs Administration at the US Department of Transportation and founder of Mobility3 and Mobility Innovation Lead for Stantec, Kelley understands how to harness technology to make mobility safer. Her technical and policy expertise has been honed and applied through her work at MIT, Harvard, the Coast Guard Academy, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Volpe Transportation Center. Kelley recently completed an assessment of Low Speed Autonomous Vehicles in Public Transportation and authored a Framework for Accessible, Automated, Connected, Electric and Shared Mobility for the state of Hawaii.