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Speaker

Diana Alarcon

Title: Director of Transportation and Mobility, Ft Lauderdale

Diana Alarcon brings more than 25 years of private and public sector experience to Ft Lauderdale in the position of Director of Transportation and Mobility. This newest of City department’s raises the profile of sustainable transportation policy, planning and engineering to an executive level in the organization.
Fort Lauderdale is at the epicenter of South Florida and is poised to become a true multimodal city, bringing all transportation options available to residents and visitors alike. Diana is championing sustainability and connectivity initiatives, such as complete street designs and citywide greenways and blue-ways. Diana is tasked with “connecting our blocks” by creating a true multimodal transportation network for bicyclist, pedestrians, transit and vehicles through reassignment of existing right-of-ways and insuring the connectivity extends beyond the city limits into all neighboring municipalities.
Diana oversees a diversity of department divisions including Transportation, Traffic, Parking, and the Executive Airport.
Diana is an active member in the following organizations: Women in Transportation (WTS) International; American Society of Civil Engineer (ASCE), Urban Land Institute; American Planning Association; National Transit Institute; Florida Public Transportation Association; Illuminating Engineering Society; National Association of City Transportation Officials; and the International Parking Institute.