Nat Gale works for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation in a lead capacity on outreach and programs that touch the everyday lives of Angelenos, such as the department’s award-winning People St program. His current focus is the city’s Vision Zero Initiative, where he works with a multi-disciplinary team to develop projects and partnerships that prevent traffic deaths on the streets of Los Angeles. Previously, he worked on Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Great Streets Initiative, a community development program aimed at improving quality of life, health, and safety for Los Angeles neighborhoods. Nat has an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in Civil Engineering and a dual Master’s degree from USC in Urban Planning and Public Administration. He is an avid urbanist, dedicated transit-user, and a proud pedestrian. Nat previously worked as a transportation planner in NYC, a geotechnical engineer in Portland, OR, and an environmental engineer in LA.