Avital Shavit

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Avital Shavit
Senior Manager of Transportation Planning,
Metro Office of Extraordinary Innovation

Event: City of Tomorrow x Grimshaw


Avital Shavit is a senior manager in the Office of Extraordinary Innovation at LA Metro, where she focuses on shaping policies and implementing projects that work to nudge LA County towards more sustainable modes of transport instead of driving alone. She previously worked in Metro’s Planning department launching and managing the Metro Bike Share program and before that lead the programming of $1 billion of federal transportation stimulus funding in Los Angeles County. A daily transit and bike rider with a flair for “cycle chic” fashion, Avital holds a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from the University of California at Los Angeles.


Christine Joo