Michelle Poyourow is a consultant in public transit and multi-modal planning and policy. As a Senior Associate, Michelle works directly with clients to deliver successful projects and products, from major public events to corridor-level plans.
A skilled project manager, she has managed projects involving multiple public agencies, multiple firms, large and impassioned stakeholder groups and elected officials. She ran her own consulting firm for three years, handling all aspects of the business, before joining JWA in 2013.
Michelle’s analysis and planning experience spans issues of transit operations, transportation demand management, transit oriented development, complete streets and the integration of transit and active transportation. She has planned and conducted successful public engagement processes, and led inter-agency collaboration among transportation, transit, education and enforcement departments. Her experience as a political aide and advocacy director also gives her a high attunement to the political sensitivity and messaging elements of each project.