Founding Executive Director, TransForm
TransForm builds diverse coalitions to promote walkable communities with excellent transportation choices to connect people of all incomes to opportunity, keep California affordable, and help solve the climate crisis. Founded in 1997, TransForm has offices in Oakland, San Jose and Sacramento.
Stuart helped launch many of TransForm’s pioneering programs, including the Great Communities Collaborative, which engages communities in planning near transit. Stuart received an Ashoka Fellowship and the James Irvine Foundation Leadership award for TransForm’s innovative programs such as GreenTRIP which designs developments that dramatically reduce car trips while promoting more affordable homes. He received his MPP from UC Berkeley.