Matthew Lesh

Senior Analyst, Mobility and Transportation Systems

Matthew Lesh is a senior analyst at Noblis, a nonprofit science, technology, and strategy organization that brings the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. Matthew has more than 20 years of experience in business development, program management, transportation planning and public transportation operation with over 9 years serving as Program Analyst and Specialist at the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). At the FTA Matthew served as Program Manager for FTA’s Innovative Safety, Resiliency, and All-Hazards Emergency Response and Recovery Demonstrations Program as well as the Transit Investment for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) Program. Matthew currently serves on Noblis’ Technical Services Support Contract with the U.S. DOT’s ITS Joint Program Office (JPO) where he serves as subject matter expert on public transportation operations, policy and planning, mobility management, on-demand transport, mobility systems and the shared-economy. Matthew also supports the U.S.DOT Accessible Transportation Technology Research Initiative (ATTRI) and Connected Cities programs and is currently working on developing the research framework for the Mobility on Demand (MOD) program.