Veronica O. Davis, P.E., is a self-described transportation nerd who strives for that 10,000 steps a day mark on her Fitbit. She believes all people should have access to safe, reliable, and affordable transportation. She has over 16 years of experience in civil engineering and planning. She is currently the Partner and Principal Planning Manager at Nspiregreen LLC, which she co-owns with Chanceé Lundy.
At Nspiregreen, she is responsible for managing the Multimodal Transportation and Community Planning projects, which includes surface transportation planning, policy development, and long-range planning. She was the Principal-in-Charge for the Vision Zero Action Plans for the District of Columbia and the City of Alexandria in Virginia. This includes guiding the team to develop strategies to prioritize the safety of people biking and walking.
Veronica is one of the co-founders of Black Women Bike (BWB), an organization and movement that encourages African American women to use biking for health and wellness as well as an alternative form of transportation for commuting. In less than two years the organization has grown to over 1,500 African American women ranging in age from late 20’s to early 70’s.
She earned her dual Masters Degrees (Engineering Management and Regional Planning) from Cornell University. She has a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Maryland. She is a registered professional engineer in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia. In July 2012, the White House recognized her as a Champion of Change and Transportation Innovator for her professional accomplishments and community advocacy in the District of Columbia.