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Active Transportation Subcommittee

The Active Transportation Subcommittee (ATS) is a subcommittee of TTAC dedicated to improving the bicycle and pedestrian facilities across the region.  The ATS is comprised of active transportation professionals from Hampton Roads jurisdictions, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), and other invited participants, such as local advocacy groups.

The purpose of the Active Transportation Subcommittee includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Provide the Transportation Technical Advisory Committee with technical expertise in active transportation planning and policies
  • Assist in reviewing, scoring, and prioritizing regional active transportation projects
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the regional active transportation plan as well as assist with active transportation components of other regional projects
  • Promote and help advance regional active transportation projects, such as the South Hampton Road Trails and Birthplace of America Trail/Virginia Capital Trail extension
  • Assist localities, agencies, and advocacy groups in grant opportunities and funding.

Members (Localities)

Benjamin Camras, Chesapeake

VACANT, Franklin

Carol Rizzio, Gloucester County

Donald Whipple, Hampton

Jamie Oliver, Isle of Wight County

Thomas Leininger, James City County

Toluwalase "Tolu" Ibikunle, Newport News

Dorian Allen, Norfolk

Anna Dewey, Norfolk

Carl Jackson, Portsmouth

James Wright, Portsmouth

VACANT, Poquoson

VACANT, Southampton County

Helen Gabriel, Suffolk

Frances Bailey, Surry County

Elaine Linn, Virginia Beach

Mark Shea, Virginia Beach

VACANT, Windsor

Erin Burke, Williamsburg

VACANT, Williamsburg

Amy Parker, York County

Partner Organizations

Daniel Sonenklar, DRPT

Cheryl White, Elizabeth River Trail

Glenn Oder, Ft. Monroe Auth.

Ray Amoruso, HRT

Tom Howard, Tidewater Trail Alliance

Cat Anthony, VCT Foundation

Eric Stringfield, VDOT

Ben Goodill, WATA

Zach Trogdon, WATA


Steve Lambert, HRTPO

Dale Stith, HRTPO


Updated: 04/07/2022