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Sebastian Petty

Senior Transportation Policy Advisor


Regional transit governance and policy, transit economics and funding

Sebastian is SPUR's Senior Transportation Policy Advisor focused on transit. His work is centered on exploring how the Bay Area's regional transit system can deliver services and projects that provide the greatest value to transit riders and the public as a whole. Prior to joining SPUR, Sebastian spent nearly 10 years working in various roles for Caltrain, the commuter railroad connecting San Francisco to the Peninsula and San Jose. There he most recently served as the head of the railroad's planning department leading a range of initiatives related to strategic planning, service development, capital planning, governance and organizational design. Sebastian received a master's in city and regional planning and a bachelor's in geography from UC Berkeley.