Tanya’s interest in sustainable practices and transportation planning is key to her work, striving to incorporate greener practices in all her projects. With a background in GIS and design, Tanya develops simpler but more informative maps, reports, plans, and graphics. Before joining Nelson\Nygaard, Tanya worked at Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) in Los Angeles on their 2020 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategies.
Born and raised in India, Tanya realizes the importance of an effective transportation system and what difference a small change in the right direction can bring to those in need. In India, Tanya work with an NGO focused on educating and empowering women living in slums. Her role there was to expand education about climate change and day-to-day solutions towards mitigating its consequences.