Join us for a talk about green transportation in Chicago with Kate Tomford from the CTA. Lunch will be served.


Kate Tomford is a Senior Analyst at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), where she manages and
supports energy-related initiatives including energy efficiency, electric buses, and energy storage. Prior
to working at the CTA, Kate served as an energy and environmental policy advisor at the Illinois
Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and in the Illinois Governor’s Office. Kate
holds a MS in Environmental Science & Policy from the University of Chicago Harris School and an AB in
Earth & Planetary Sciences from Harvard College.