We plan to keep you moving!
Linda Alvarado-Vela, AICP
Planning/Public Involvement Program Manager
Planning/Public Involvement Supervisor
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, AICP
Regional Transportation Planner
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.
Commute Solutions Planner
Prior to joining the MPO, Lily Lowder was the Natural Resources Outreach Specialist at the Alamo Area Council of Governments, supporting the Commute Solutions and Clean Cities programs. While with Commute Solutions, Lily assisted regional efforts in transportation demand management, built high level relationships with employers, and consulted with schools on traffic mitigation programs. As the program manager for the Clean Cities program, Lily advanced sustainable, climate conscious-transportation through the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles. Most recently, Lily was one of fifteen participants in the U.S. selected for the POCACITO (Post-Carbon Cities of Tomorrow) program in Germany. Lily explored firsthand how cities in Germany are achieving climate friendly mobility. In 2012, Lily graduated summa cum laude from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. As the Active Transportation Planner at the MPO, Lily will lead bicycle, pedestrian planning efforts, encouraging active transportation for daily commutes. She will also support the Bicycle and Pedestrian Mobility Advisory Committees, as well as the MPO’s Active Transportation Program.
Active Transportation Planner
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.