Colin Peppard

Manager for Outreach & Strategic Partnerships, Office of Extraordinary Innovation
LA Metro

Colin is Manager for Outreach and Strategic Relationships with the Office of Extraordinary Innovation (OEI) at LA Metro. Colin manages the agency’s Unsolicited Proposal Process, a tool used to develop public-private partnerships around Metro’s individual project plans, and explore how emerging technologies could improve and expand Metro’s service.

Previously, Mr. Peppard served as a policy advisor and senior legislative aide for U.S. Senator Thomas R. Carper, of Delaware, where he oversaw policy development and legislative strategy. He helped to negotiate two federal transportation bills, and took a lead role in drafting several provisions to facilitate capital financing of public infrastructure. Before he began with Senator Carper, Colin was the Deputy Director of Federal Transportation Policy with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) where he focused on advancing policies and projects with mutual mobility and environmental benefits.