Chris McCahill

Position title: Managing Director


Phone: 608-262-7797

Chris McCahill, PhD, is the Managing Director of the State Smart Transportation Initiative. He is national expert on the use of data analytics in transportation and land use policy decisions and he leads many of SSTI’s technical assistance and research projects. He has written and co-authored numerous studies on urban transportation policy, including a chapter in Parking and the City, and co-edited a special issue of Research in Transportation Business and Management. Prior to joining SSTI, Chris worked on the Project for Transportation Reform at the Congress for the New Urbanism in Chicago. Before that, he was a researcher at the Center for Transportation and Livable Systems and a civil engineering course instructor at the University of Connecticut.