About Us

Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) is Arlington County’s business-to-business transportation consulting organization, managed by The Destination Sales and Marketing Group (DS&MG).

Businesses, residential communities, commercial properties, hotels, and schools gain a competitive edge and improve transportation amenities and commuter benefits through Arlington Transportation Partners’ transportation expertise and complimentary assistance. These services and programs have significant impacts on commuting patterns, traffic congestion, personal health, and air quality in Arlington County.

Located in Arlington, Virginia, ATP implements innovative programs with expert knowledge, making us the leading transportation demand management (TDM) specialists in the country.

In operation since July 1998, ATP works with:

  • Over 800 Employers
  • Over 300 Residential Communities
  • 80+ Commercial Properties
  • Arlington Public Schools sites

ATP is a program of Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS), a bureau of Arlington’s Department of Environmental Services. ACCS serves people who live, work, or visit Arlington through programs and services that are designed to encourage the use of mass transit, carpooling and vanpooling, bicycling, walking, teleworking, and other alternatives to driving alone.

>> Learn more about ACCS.


Lois DeMeester

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Lois R. DeMeester

Lois R. DeMeester | CEO

Lois R. DeMeester is the Founder and CEO of The Destination Sales & Marketing Group, Ltd. (DS&MG). Since its inception in 1992, DS&MG has become the leader in the field of transportation demand management (TDM), transportation grant administration and program development. In 1998, Lois founded Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP), a group committed to assisting Arlington employers attract and retain top workforces by assisting executives in the implementation of transportation benefit programs. In 2010, she founded Mobility Lab, recognized today as a national think-tank focused on best practices in mobility management—which aims to move people instead of cars.

She and her team of experts provide brand strategy, market research and analysis, TDM, sales, marketing, and communications services for BikeArlington, ATP, WalkArlington, and Capital Bikeshare. Her strategic vision and leadership of ATP has helped Arlington County achieve its vision of becoming a national leader in sustainable transportation and smart growth.

Collaborative visionary | Master gardener | Lake girl | Feng shui practitioner

Wendy Duren

ATP Program Director
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Wendy Duren | ATP Program Director

As the Program Director of Arlington Transportation Partners, Wendy is the business-to-business transportation demand management expert. She manages a team of 16 outreach, development, and marketing professionals with seven direct reports and is responsible for the Employer, Property & Development, Multi-Family Residential, Schools, and Hotel Services Programs. Wendy ensures all goals, objectives, and timelines are met within budget. Wendy is also a Board Member of the Association for Commuter Transportation.

Before joining ATP, she was the president of an expatriate membership group in the Principality of Liechtenstein, and the sales and marketing lead for Metro Transit’s Metropass Program in the Twin Cities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in German, International Relations and Intercultural Communications from St. Cloud State University.

Proud Minnesotan | Pho enthusiast | Geocaching amabssador | SCUBA certified novice

Program Manager
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Rachel Coppe| Program Manager – Employer Services

Arlington Transportation Partners

As a Program Manager, Rachel helps employers in Arlington County improve their transportation programs. She leads the employer team in offering tailored programs and building client relationships.

Prior to joining ATP, she served as a Program Manager for the Bureau of Education & Research and interned for Becky Lee’s Women’s Support Fund. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, from George Mason University

Concert Goer | Horror Fan | Ballet Practitioner | Dungeons & Dragons Nerd

Planning Coordinator
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Jacob Foster | Planning Coordinator

Arlington Transportation Partners

As a Planning Coordinator for the Property and Development Services at Arlington Transportation Partners, Jacob works with the Site Plans team by overseeing a diverse portfolio of clients to help them stay within compliance of Arlington County’s standards.

Jacob’s background includes work in the finance sector with a special focus on small business development. Earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from High Point University, a Master’s in Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University, and a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from Georgetown University, Jacob enjoys blending his academic background into the crucial work being done by DS&MG.

Scuba Diver | Souther Transplant | Public Library Regular | Full of Reality TV Hot Takes

Planning Specialist
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Amer Haroon | Planning Specialist

Arlington Transportation Partners

As a Planning Specialist for Property and Development Services at Arlington Transportation Partners, Amer works with the Site Plans team to help keep property managers and developers in compliance with Arlington County’s standards for alternative transportation infrastructure.

Before joining ATP, Amer has worked in Planning, Real Estate Development and the housing industry in a variety of settings. He holds a bachelors degree in Urban and Public Policy studies from the University of Buffalo and is licensed in Real Estate in DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Amateur Chef | Buffalo Bills Fan | Hobbyist Mechanic | Never seen Star Wars

Business Development Manager
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Ellie Heil | Business Development Manager – Employer Services

Arlington Transportation Partners

As a Business Development Manager for Arlington Transportation Partners, Ellie consults for the Employer Services team. She is excited about helping employers offer their employees transportation benefits that promote work-life balance and sustainability.

Ellie finished her undergraduate studies at the University of Mary Washington in Geography and Urban Studies in 2022. She is originally from Arlington and her previous professional experiences are in lobbying, sales, and hospitality.

Ultimate Frisbee Player | True Crime Podcasts Expert | Hiking | Breweries and Wineries

Lorene Kluge

Art Director
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Lorene Kluge

Lorene Kluge | Art Director

As Art Director for the Destination Sales & Marketing Group (DS&MG), Lorene is the behind-the-scenes creative force for ATP. She imaginatively blends design, illustration, and color to inspire Arlington employees to use alternative modes of transportation. Lorene is responsible for producing print and web based marketing materials including logos, sales kits, posters, brochures, ads, infographics, and special event materials. Her designs have been instrumental in the success of all ATP programs. Lorene is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts.

Before joining ATP, she was a graphic designer and research specialist with the Educational Research Service authoring and designing publications for the nation’s education leaders. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from George Mason University.

Traveler | Cajun/Zydeco dancer | Macro photography novice | Cooking enthusiast

Digital Marketing Specialist
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Bianca Mae| Digital Marketing Specialist Manager

Arlington Transportation Partners

In her role as Digital Marketing Specialist, Bianca aspires to ensure that mobility in Arlington is as equally accessible as it is enjoyable for the residents of the city. She will be developing digital campaigns and solidifying ATP’s online presence to better promote our programs and serve our clients.

Before joining Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP), Bianca was working in the video industry as a creative specialist – she worked in all stages of video production from Pre-Production to Post-Production. She has directed a few short films, and starred in some as well.

Video Game Enthusiast| Wong Kar Wai Fanatic | Love Language: Making Playlists | Tasting Menu Connoisseur

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Business Development Manager
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Sebastian Mieses | Business Development Manager

Arlington Transportation Partners, Multi-family Residential

As a Business Development Manager, Sebastian works closely with property managers of multi-family residential properties around Arlington County to promote and implement transportation benefits and information at their buildings. Sebastian also collaborates with property managers to ensure their properties are compliant with site plan requirements.

Prior to joining ATP, Sebastian worked in the real estate industry. He looks forward to reconnecting with South Arlington’s property managers and residents. Sebastian believes that sharing his knowledge on the different transit opportunities in the area, will bring great unity to the community.

Baseball Fanatic | Love to Cook | Art Enthusiast | Hoping to visit Italy

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Program Coordinator
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Tai Mooney | Program Coordinator

Vanpool Connect and Commute66

Tai is a Program Coordinator for Arlington Transportation Partners, helping with vanpool creation and retention for commuters and aiding businesses along the I-66 corridor in embracing multimodal commute programs for their employees. He provides individuals and companies with information on how to join or create a vanpool that works for them. For businesses along I-66 inside the beltway, he provides information and assistance with the promotion and implementation of commute programs for their employees.

Prior to joining ATP, Tai worked in the service industry while interning for a cancer research nonprofit. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and another in Gender and Sexuality Studies from the University of Virginia.

Disney expert | Marvel Lover | Video game enthusiast | In need of pizza


Business Development Manager, Employer
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Mark Pacumio | Business Development Manager, Employer

As a business development manager with Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP), Mark works with employer clients in Arlington County to provide transportation programs and benefits for their employees.

Before joining ATP, Mark developed and executed educational travel programs for children all over the country. He holds an undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise with a focus and minor in Health and Wellness.

Baker of Breads| Video Games lover | Boardgame & Cardgame lover | Mindfulness Practitioner

Nick Peavy

Program Manager
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Nick Peavy | Program Manager

Property & Development Services, TDM for Site Plans

In his role as a Program Manager, Nick works closely with property managers and developers to keep their site plans and properties in compliance with Arlington County’s standards for alternative transportation infrastructure.

Before joining ATP, Nick worked as a Community Development Planner for the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in western Massachusetts – implementing Community Development Block Grant projects in small towns and helping the region develop planning strategies to recover from the impacts of COVID-19. Nick holds a master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s in Applied Economics from Virginia Tech.

Bikepacker| Folk Musician | Boardgame & RPG nerd | Kombucha brewer

Jennifer Sappelt

Business Development Manager, Multi-Family Residential
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Jennifer Sappelt | Business Development Manager, Multi-Family Residential

As a business development manager, Jennifer works with multi-family residential property managers in Arlington County to promote and implement transportation benefits and information to their residents. Jennifer works with property managers to maintain compliance with their site plan.

Before joining Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP), Jennifer was an accomplished, results-oriented Property Manager with over 8 years of experience, highly regarded for increasing and maintaining a high level of occupancy while adhering to all company and fair housing regulations. Jennifer was a Platinum champion for 5 years and Silver for 3 years.

Sushi Lover | Girl Mom | Former Athlete | Amateur Chef

Fadi Seikaly

Marketing Director
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Fadi Seikaly | Marketing Director

As the Marketing Director at The Destination Sales & Marketing Group (DS&MG), Fadi works closely with the ATP team to create marketing pieces and promotional items for various campaigns.

Prior to joining DS&MG, Fadi served as Programs Director at the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, and as Marketing Communications Manager at the National Sleep Foundation. He holds a master’s degree in Tourism Administration and Sports Management from The George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the American University of Beirut.

Future Jeopardy champion | General of Sunday soccer team | Music elitist | Words with Friends master

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Arlington Transportation Partners
1501 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: 703.247.2417 (TDD: 711)

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