Michael Replogle is an internationally recognized transportation expert who has served since 2015 as Deputy Commissioner for Policy at the New York City Department of Transportation. There he guides agency strategy and shapes key initiatives on traffic safety, transit planning, freight, parking, traffic management, automated vehicles, shared mobility, and motor vehicle electrification, as well as regional and federal strategies. He helped design the Open Restaurants program serving 10,000 establishments and millions of street and sidewalk diners during the COVID pandemic.
Michael founded and chaired the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport, as well as the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, two NGOs that have promoted sustainable transportation and traffic safety worldwide, working with multilateral institutions and national and local governments.
Replogle was transportation director for the Environmental Defense Fund from 1991-2008, where he developed and managed national and regional campaigns to promote public transportation and reduce sprawl and car dependence. He holds honors degrees in civil engineering and sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.