Zabe Bent is the Director of Design for NACTO, National Association of City Transportation Officials. Zabe integrates street design with network operations and policy analysis, in order to ensure sustainable, equitable access to urban places. She led development of NACTO’s resource, Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery, and manages its training program. Before NACTO, Zabe was Principal Planner at the San Francisco County Transportation Authority and a Principal at Nelson/Nygaard. She has an MCP and MST from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and currently spends her free time on creative writing, sketching, and procrastibaking.