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VTC’s Leigh Ann Von Hagen Named Sustainability Hero

Mar 18, 2024 | News

Sustainable Jersey named Leigh Ann Von Hagen a 2024 Sustainability Hero. Leigh Ann is a managing director and adjunct professor with the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center and a founder of the Planning Healthy Communities Initiative at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She is a licensed professional planner and has worked in the transportation planning field for over 20 years with a focus on developing sustainable and equitable transportation and land use solutions for communities.

As a change agent for sustainability in New Jersey, Leigh Ann is a hero, addressing health and socio-economic disparities through the development of sustainable transportation and land use solutions. Leigh Ann was part of the core leadership group who launched Sustainable Jersey in 2009 and has continued to be an active contributor for 15 years. Leigh Ann was also instrumental in launching the statewide initiatives Safe Routes to School, the Mayors Wellness Campaign and Shaping NJ.

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