Executive Director, Transportation Authority
Tilly Chang serves as Executive Director of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority. The Transportation Authority plans, funds and delivers improvements for San Francisco’s multi-operator transportation system. Its mission is to make travel safer, healthier, and easier for all.
Ms. Chang oversees the Transportation Authority's administration of San Francisco’s half-cent transportation sales tax and other voter-approved funding programs. She also leads the agency's county congestion management functions including developing San Francisco’s 30 year transportation investment blueprint known as the San Francisco Transportation Plan.
Ms. Chang is Chair of the Self-Help Counties Coalition and serves as Vice-Chair of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority's Peninsula Rail Program Executive Steering Committee. She serves on the boards of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, UC CONNECT Advisory Committee, and SPUR.
Prior to the Transportation Authority, she held posts with the World Bank, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and a wireless technology startup. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley and M.I.T.