Ashley brings more than 10 years of experience in local government, public health, and real estate to her work at Nelson\Nygaard. She has a deep knowledge and passion for bus service planning and enhancing speed and reliability targets to better serve the riders who depend on transit most. Ashley has also worked to influence federal funding for public transit service across the country, co-convening a national field table of advocates to fight for policy change, resulting in $100 billion in additional funding. To support emerging leaders in the transportation sector, Ashley co-led a mentorship program aimed at creating more opportunities for women doing restorative work in the transportation sector.
Prior to joining Nelson\Nygaard Ashley led the efforts of a diverse coalition of stakeholders to improve local bus service in New York City. She managed a campaign strategy and worked with planning staff and leadership teams at both the MTA and NYCDOT to ensure successful implementation of an ambitious citywide bus network redesign.