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Staff Biography

Kelsey Mesher

Former Boardmember

Kelsey Mesher grew up in the Seattle area and nurtured her love for cities (and walking, biking and transit) while living in the urban jungle of Chicago. Grounded in theories of public health and cultural anthropology, she sees urban policy and planning as a means to building healthier, more socially connected communities and puts this into practice daily as an active transportation advocate. She currently is Advocacy Director at Transportation Choices Coalition. Kelsey lives in Columbia City, less than a mile from her childhood home, with her husband, dog, and many bicycles.

Recent Articles

Gender Disparities in Bicycling: Small Steps to Close a Big Gap

It isn’t news that there are gender disparities among people who bike. Reports estimate that women make up between 25-30% of bike commuters, and there’s even less data on trans, femme, and non-binary riders....