Kimberly Cheng

As Marketing Coordinator for UCLA Events & Transportation, Kimberly writes many of the articles for the Be a Green Commuter blog, covering topics from biking and traffic to sustainable living. Her preferred commute mode is vanpooling, mostly because she gets to relax and take a nap. She also enjoys utilizing public transit because of all the different people and places she gets to see. Outside of work, Kimberly likes reading historical fiction, hiking, traveling and spending time with her Maltipoo, Kokomo.

Mike King

A Planning and Policy unit staffer in UCLA Events & Transportation, Mike blogs on all things bike related—both on and off-campus—and carsharing. His preferred green commuting mode is public transit because he gets to see and explore different parts of the City someone might miss while driving a car. In his free time, he enjoys anything outdoors, including camping, hiking and riding dirt bikes.

Brent Pantell

Brent designed and has continued to develop the Be a Green Commuter blog since its inception and occasionally provides posts. Outside of work, he’s into mountain biking, producing hand-drawn fonts (calligraphy) and being a great dad to his two young daughters. Although his preferred green commuting mode is carpooling, his ultimate green commuting wish includes more bike-friendly streets.

Matthew Hissom

Matthew is responsible for all things public transit in UCLA Events & Transportation’s Planning and Policy unit, as well as communicating road construction, detours and/or traffic impacts at UCLA and in surrounding neighborhoods. His favorite ice cream is chocolate chip and outside of work you’ll find him hiking, biking and cooking. His ultimate green commuting wish is the completion of the Purple Line Subway to Westwood.

Charles Carter

Charles is the communications analyst for UCLA Events & Transportation and occasionally posts to the blog. A long-time participant and co-driver in a UCLA Vanpool, he’s been doing the ‘ride’ thing long before the words ‘green commuter’ were mentioned together in the same sentence. In his spare time he likes cooking breakfast, non-fiction reading, going to see classic automobiles at museums and car shows, and taking long walks NOT on the beach.