Emily Alter

Emily Alter

Emily has 11 years of local government experience in the San Francisco Bay Area, managing equitable and sustainable land use, transportation, and community projects.

Emily leads our Equity and Inclusion (E&I) efforts in North America, assisting the company in growing and transforming its equity practice while also mainstreaming E&I across Steer’s work in different sectors.

Before joining Steer, Emily worked in the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s (BART) Office of Civil Rights, where she used her commitment to community-driven decision-making to expand the agency’s regulatory compliance functions to achieve more socially equitable mass transit solutions. She worked closely with the Link21 Team to develop the project’s Priority Populations definition and manage its equity work.


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05 Apr 2023

Defining Disadvantage: The Department of Transportation’s Equitable Transportation Community Explorer Tool

The Biden-Harris Administration was elected amidst a national reckoning over the long history of structural racism in the United States.

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