Dave Snyder is a long-time organizer and advocate for socially just transportation and land-use policies. Currently, he serves as Transportation Policy Director for San Francisco Planning + Urban Research (SPUR).
Previously, he was the director of program development for the Thunderhead Alliance, the national coalition of state and local bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations, where he researched and shared best practices in bicycle and pedestrian planning and advocacy. Prior to that, he served as executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition from 1991 to 2002, building the organization from a handful of members to a powerhouse of 4,500. He then founded Transportation for a Livable City and served as its chief executive for two years.
He received a Bachelor of Arts in politics, magna cum laude, from St. Andrews Presbyterian College. He rides his bike for most trips, including when he should probably walk and enjoy the sights and sounds of the sidewalk.
If you would like to plan a speaking event with Dave, please email him at davesnydersf [at] gmail.com