Executive Director, Tri-State Transportation Campaign
Nick Sifuentes is the Executive Director of Tri-State Transportation Campaign, where he has led winning campaigns for New Jersey Transit board reform, increased funding for NJ Transit and the MTA, congestion pricing, and bus lane enforcement. Nick comes to TSTC from the Riders Alliance, where he served as Deputy Director. There, he led campaigns to call on the State Legislature to fix and fund New York City’s public transit, create a half-priced MetroCard program for low-income residents known as Fair Fares, and revamp ailing bus service in New York City. Prior to the Riders Alliance, Nick worked at BerlinRosen Public Affairs, where he spearheaded communications strategies to promote environmental protection, LGBT rights, arts and culture, and good jobs. Nick also served as the Sierra Club’s Press Secretary for the Northeastern United States, where he led advocacy and communications efforts in thirteen states. Before moving to New York, Nick led communications for campaigns at the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE), helping win a series of innovative organizing and legislative campaigns on mass transit, infrastructure development, and energy efficiency. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.