Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has selected Jon Larsen to be Salt Lake City's transportation division director. Larsen will take the lead in implementing Salt Lake City's first-ever Transit Master Plan, which focuses on increasing connectivity, affordability and enhanced transit routes to improve the city’s transit network. Larsen has extensive experience with transportation across the Wasatch Front, including serving as the director of modeling and data for the Wasatch Front Regional Council for the past six years. He previously worked as a transportation engineer and project manager for both WCEC Engineers and Fehr & Peers. Larsen is the chair of the Utah chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) and is an active member of the Utah chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). He holds a master’s degree in science from Brigham Young University.