Breen Masciotra, AICP, is the Manager of Transit-Oriented Communities for Port Authority of Allegheny County. She joined the Authority in 2014 and is responsible for managing the agency’s place-based planning work, including transit-oriented development and transit access improvements. She manages internal projects, coordinates with external projects, and advocates for policies that create transit-oriented communities. She also supports the agency’s community outreach and public relations efforts. Prior to joining Port Authority, Breen spent ten years working for and with nonprofit community organizations, including two years as a transit advocate. She has a BA in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.