Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
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MPO Planning Staff

Linda Alvarado-Vela pictureLinda Alvarado-Vela, AICP

Planning/Public Involvement Program Manager
Planning/Public Involvement Supervisor

(210) 230-6929
 alvarado-vela@alamoareampo.org

Linda joined the Alamo Area MPO in January 2016. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from the University of the Incarnate Word and is a proud member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. Prior to joining us, she spent 18 years in the private sector working as a consultant in the areas of facilitation, community relations and public involvement. Linda most recently held a position with the WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s National Communications and Public Involvement Group within their Environmental Services Technical Excellence Center. As the Planning/Public Involvement Program Manager, Linda will lead a team of professionals to increase awareness of the MPO’s various planning initiatives, while supporting both short and long-term planning processes.

Allison Blazosky pictureAllison Blazosky, AICP

Regional Transportation Planner

(210) 230-6911
 blazosky@alamoareampo.org

As AAMPO’s Regional Transportation Planner, Allie is part of the team planning for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods in the Alamo Area. Her work focuses on air quality and freight planning, the congestion management process, and traffic safety information. Allie joined AAMPO in June 2013 and previously served as the Active Transportation Planner. She is a member of the American Planning Association and the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) San Antonio Region. She holds a Masters of Urban Planning from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Trinity University.

Lily Lowder pictureLily Lowder

Commute Solutions Planner

(210) 230-6901
 lowder@alamoareampo.org

Lily Lowder is the Commute Solutions Planner at the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. In support of the Alamo Commutes program, Lily assists regional transportation demand management initiatives and consults with employers on smart commuting. Lily holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Texas State University. In 2018, she was selected to participate in the POCACITO program in Germany to study sustainable transportation.

Joey Pawlik pictureJoey Pawlik

Active Transportation Planner

(210) 230-6931
 pawlik@alamoareampo.org

Joey Pawlik is the Active Transportation Planner with the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO). He is a native of San Antonio who graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in Sociology, minor in Urban Planning. Prior to joining the AAMPO, Joey was the Constituent Services and Community Outreach Manager for State Representative Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, Texas House District 120. Joey is passionate about bicycle and pedestrian safety having been a bicyclist and bicycle commuter most of his life. He looks forward to helping advance the Alamo Area’s active transportation planning goals and helping to contribute to road safety for all users. Joey will also support the Bicycle and Pedestrian Mobility Advisory Committees, as well as the MPO’s Active Transportation Program.