Ellen Jones

Director of Infrastructure

Ellen Jones is the Director of Infrastructure & Sustainability at the DowntownDC BID. She has been with the BID for seven years.

Under Ellen’s direction, several BID transportation initiatives have gained momentum, including launching the DC Circulator, installing innovative bicycle facilities and implementing congestion management strategies in collaboration with the city. In addition, she serves as executive director of DC Surface Transit Inc., a non-profit partnership that promotes affordable and convenient surface transit in DC.

For more than 20 years, Ellen has been engaged in national, regional and local transportation issues. Prior to working at the BID, she was the executive director of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA), a regional bicycle advocacy organization. She began her transportation career with the Federal Highway Administration in the Office of Management Systems.

Ellen received a Masters of Public Affairs degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin. She is a DC resident.