Gerry Tierney

Gerry Tierney
Senior Project Manager, Associate Principal Co-Director, Mobility Lab
Gerry Tierney, Associate Principal and Mobility Lab Director at Perkins&Will, is studying the evolution of urban mobility and its impact on the public realm. A founder in 2009 of Mobility and the City’s REDCAR project, Gerry has collaborated with UC Berkeley’s TSRC on workshops addressing multiple aspects of evolving urban mobility. He has moderated panels at MIT’s 2015 Disrupting Mobility Summit, the 2016 AutomobilityLA “2050: City of the Autonomous Car” and has presented on the impacts of emerging mobility at the ASLA and the APA annual conferences, as well as at the University of Oregon’s SCI Urbanism Next Conferences. In 2020 he was a member of the University of California’s Institute of Transportation Studies expert committee for the Future of Public Transit and Shared Mobility Scenario Planning Workshop, sponsored by the California Resilient and Innovative Mobility Initiative, the TRB and the Climate Works Foundation. He is also the author of two chapters addressing the potential impacts of AV’s on the public realm in “Shared Mobility and Automated Vehicles” published in 2022 by IET. He continues his studies into the impact of TNC’s, micro-mobility and autonomous vehicles on urban design, placemaking, curb demand, augmented transit, and the future of parking.