Senior Transportation Planner


  Years of Experience: 11

  Years at Foursquare ITP: 3

Lori Zeller, AICP (they/them) is a senior transportation planner with experience in regional transportation planning, transit strategic planning, and stakeholder and public engagement. Lori is passionate about delivering transportation solutions that maximize mobility and distribute resources equitably. Currently, Lori is managing the third annual update of the Hampton Roads Transit Transit Strategic Plan, including a plan for service improvements and modifications and a phased implementation plan. Lori serves as the lead for Foursquare ITP’s Public and Stakeholder Engagement team and has led stakeholder and public outreach tasks for the Washington Area Bus Transformation Project and the Hampton Roads Transit Naval Station Norfolk Transit Corridor Project. They have also developed and analyzed high-volume public transportation-focused surveys.

Prior to joining Foursquare ITP, they managed a long-range metropolitan transportation plan update and coordinated regional policy formation efforts. Lori has also researched, developed datasets and tools, and crafted policy recommendations regarding community walkability, improving pedestrian access to public transit, and siting workplaces in transportation-efficient locations.


Master of City and Regional Planning, Transportation
Rutgers University

B.A., Individualized Study (Planning & Geography)
New York University