Ian Sansom

The shift towards more walkable and bikeable communities truly feels like a revolution. It's inspiring to see the effort and creativity involved in transforming places into vibrant, loveable spaces. The communities I've worked in face numerous challenges, and it's humbling to be a part of the solution.


Ian Sansom has experience creating safe streets for all users in diverse settings. Ian worked as the Program Manager for PEDS, metro Atlanta’s pedestrian advocacy organization, where he partnered with area stakeholders to improve pedestrian safety and accessibility. At the Atlanta Regional Commission, he worked in the Lifelong Community program to promote healthy transportation options for all ages. In New Mexico, Ian applied creative planning ideas that reflect local culture to small town redevelopment efforts as a consultant with New Mexico MainStreet. In all projects, Ian strives to create vibrant places with solutions based in best practices, good design and community pride. Ian has a B.A. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin, and a Masters in Community and Regional Planning from the University of New Mexico.