Senior Visiting Fellow, Urban Land Institute; Former Commissioner, Department of Transportation, City of Chicago
Gabe Klein is a senior visiting fellow at Urban Land Institute. He formerly led the transportation departments for the cities of Chicago and Washington, DC. Earlier in his career, Klein was vice president of Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing company, and co-founder and CEO of On the Fly, which designed and operated zero-emission electric vending trucks. Throughout his career, Klein has viewed his work as a canvas to create a contribution and is inspired by ventures that give back to the community. He works on projects that invoke his passion and provide something positive for the future.