Alexis Lantz, MA Urban Planning
Project Coordinator, Choose Health LA
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Los Angeles, CA
Alexis Lantz is the Project Coordinator for Choose Health LA at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Previously, she was a policy analyst with the DPH PLACE Program and the Planning & Policy Director at the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC). During her tenure at LACBC she conducted the first ever citywide bicycle and pedestrian count for the City of Los Angeles and had a hand in shaping policies in the city and county of Los Angeles to increase infrastructure for bicycling as well as the amount and diversity of people bicycling for everyday transportation. She also worked to expand countywide advocacy capacity for bikeways and complete streets through LACBC’s Regional Partnership program and developing the recently launched Neighborhood Bicycle Ambassador program. Alexis holds an M.A. in Urban Planning from UCLA. While at UCLA, she initiated a student-led course on bicycle and pedestrian planning that continues today and authored the report “Cycling in Los Angeles” as a Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative fellow. Alexis serves as the chairwoman of the CalBike Board and is a Los Angeles Walks a steering committee member.