Momentum Transport Canada has appointed Gabrielle Anne Reid as a Consultant in its Montreal office.
Gabrielle is a geography graduate and holds a Masters in Urban Planning from the Université Laval in Quebec City and Universidad de Barcelona in Spain, where she received two scholarships from the International Conference on Transport and Health for her work on the role of active mobility in Montreal. She has developed her experience as a transport planner working as a project manager at Vélo Québec, where she was also involved in the development of cycle-focused street designs.
In her role at Momentum Gabrielle will be responsible for the management of key projects in Canada and the US and will also support the development of the Momentum portfolio of work in Quebec.
Speaking about her appointment Gabrielle Anne Reid said: “Transport plays a vital role in cities as a vehicle for change to improve people’s quality of life. My aim as a transport planner is to enable the creation of social relationships and be an advocate for optimising sustainability across each of our various projects.”
Amélie Cossé, Director and Co-founder at Momentum Transport Canada added: “In the six months since our launch in Canada we have been involved in a number of exciting projects across North America – including many discussions on how transport planning can transform how public and shared spaces are used. We’re excited to welcome Gabrielle to the team and look forward to our clients benefitting from her experience.”
About Momentum Canada
Momentum Canada provides transport consultancy services, including building operations modelling, highway studies, transport masterplanning and pedestrian studies to architects, planning consultants and developers in North American cities. The company was formed in June 2018.
Momentum is a leading integrated, people-first transport consultancy. Founded in 2012 the company creates transport strategies and solutions that inform, integrate with and are integral to every aspect of the built environment today and for the future. Focusing on the emerging, universal and critical issues facing development Momentum works with clients to address the multi-faceted challenges of the industry and to create forward-looking solutions. The company’s three core areas of specialism in planning, insight & analytics and engineering are bound together by a shared vision to improve the environments we live, work and play in. The company works in markets including commercial, cultural and heritage, education, major events, masterplanning, public realm, residential, retail and stadia and venues.
For more information visit: www.momentum-transport.com
Notes to editor
Photo shows Gabrielle Anne Reid, November 2018.
Sarah Pryor, Head of Marketing