Karina Ricks

Director of Mobility and Infrastructure

Greater Pittsburgh Area

Karina Ricks formally served as the Director of Transportation Planning for the District of Columbia before becoming the inaugural director of the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure. The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure purview includes design and implementation of a “complete network”; resiliency projects around landslides and flooding; policies and programs to manage emerging transportation including shared services and autonomous vehicles; and strategies to address long term sustainability. A graduate of Cornell University, Michigan State University, and a Fulbright Scholar.