Drusilla van Hengel asks great questions.

Dru has more than 20 years of academic and practical transportation planning and operations experience. She focuses on bicycle and pedestrian master planning and capital project development, project evaluation, healthy communities, and safe routes to schools and parks. Her academic background and public sector work in land development, traffic operations, and community planning provides a unique perspective and rich depth of experience that has benefited communities across the country as they decide how to take their next move toward making walking and bicycling viable options for people of all ages and abilities. Dru’s clients get built projects, implementable plans, and innovative practices.

Dru helps communities take their next step toward making walking and bicycling viable options for people of all ages and abilities. While working for the City of Santa Barbara, Dru’s efforts doubled the number of bike lanes, initiated the Safe Routes to School Program, and earned the City both Walk Friendly and Bicycle Friendly Community Status. She is a Safe Routes to School National Certified Instructor and a League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor (LCI #1133).