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October 27, 2022

Nashville Vision Zero: From Action to Implementation Planning

CM - 1


11:20 am - 12:20 pm


Salon B



Jon Boghozian

Transportation Safety Engineer//City of Nashville

Jon Boghozian is the transportation safety engineer for the City of Nashville. He oversees the execution of Nashville’s Vision Zero implementation plan and traffic calming programs with projects that range from engineering and construction to education and awareness. Growing up in Johnson City, Tennessee, and attending school at the University of Tennessee, Jon loves hiking, camping, and spending time outside. He has called Nashville home for the past seven years and always looks for a good excuse to talk transportation with his friends.


Marty Sewell

Director of Transportation Planning//NDOT

Marty Sewell is the Director of Transportation Planning at the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure’s (NDOT). He supervises the agency’s multimodal system planning, transportation demand management, and regional planning coordination portfolio. Over the last 25 years as a planner in the public and private sector, he’s worked alongside dozens of communities throughout the southeast helping them envision their future, identify challenges, prioritize solutions, and design infrastructure investments to meet the demands of tomorrow. He has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Journalism from the University of Mississippi and a Master of City and Regional Planning from the University of Memphis.


Matt Hayes

Vice President//Alta Planning + Design

Matt is a Vice President at Alta Planning + Design and oversees Alta's East Coast region. Matt brings 22 years of experience leading multimodal transportation and greenway planning efforts across the Southeast. Matt has worked with dozens of communities to set a vision and move towards the implementation of sustainable modes of transportation.


Tanisha J. Hall

CEO & Principal//Fairpointe Planning

Tanisha J. Hall is the CEO, and Principal of Fairpointe Planning, a MWDBE-certified management consulting firm. With over 25 years of transportation planning experience, she has a strong track record of reimagining transportation networks to include all users. Tanisha and her team provide data analysis, stakeholder and community engagement, and strategic planning services for several communities and organizations across the country. In her spare time, she volunteers with several non-profit organizations, and she maintains a backyard organic garden with chickens and honeybees.


Thomas K. Davis

Professor of Architecture//University of Tennessee

Thomas K. Davis FAIA is a Professor of Architecture at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  From 2004-2008, he represented the university as Design Director at the Nashville Civic  Design Center.  Since 2008, he and his outreach engagement students have worked almost exclusively on civic design projects for Nashville.  He was a co-recipient in 2016, with his spouse Marleen K. Davis, of the AIA Tennessee Samuel Morgan Lifetime Service Award for Contributors to Architecture in the Public Realm.