Zabe Bent is skilled at project management, conceptual design, and strategic communications.

Zabe is renowned for her ability to communicate vital insights, critical project features and tradeoffs, and ultimately the solutions necessary to advance efforts to the next stage of development. She has more than 12 years of experience in transportation and multimodal planning and urban development, with a focus on transit service and operations planning, complete streets and urban design, and policy design and development. She has successfully submitted local, regional, and federal grant proposals for neighborhood circulation studies, pedestrian improvements, demand management initiatives, and more.

A former Principal Planner at the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, Zabe managed a range of efforts including San Francisco’s congestion pricing feasibility study and the update to the long range countywide transportation plan. She led several bus rapid transit studies and neighborhood plans geared at near-term improvements to transit, bicyclist, and pedestrian access. Her portfolio includes strong coordination with stakeholder groups, transit agencies, and local governments as well as public outreach to diverse, often multilingual communities.