Ann DeSanctis


Ann DeSanctis is a planner working as part of the City of Austin’s Active Transportation Street Design Team. She has a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado Denver and a broad background in sustainability that covers environmental education, urban food policy, and community engagement in historically underserved neighborhoods in both the US and abroad. Ann’s specialty is applying her Renaissance-woman approach to the inextricable link between land use and transportation.

When Ann is not biking around town for transportation, she is spinning her wheels on Austin’s superb mountain bike trails or as part of Austin’s bike polo club.