Rachel Aland is the Freight Program Manager with the Coalition for Reimagined Mobility (ReMo), a research-backed policy organization focused on how new mobility technologies create more efficient, secure, and resilient transportation outcomes. Rachel leads the digital freight program for ReMo which calls for both public and private sector participation in support of freight digitalization and modernization to drive long-term global supply chain resilience. She also collaborates with sister organization, the Electrification Coalition, on port electrification efforts.
Rachel has advised governments, private investors, and international institutions on solutions to transportation issues in North America and across Asia. Rachel brings to ReMo expertise in freight, aviation, cross-border infrastructure investment, and public-private partnerships. Prior to joining ReMo, Rachel was a Principal Consultant with CPCS, a freight-focused, Canadian-headquartered transportation strategy consulting firm. As part of the leadership team for the firm, she led connected, autonomous, and electric vehicle strategy and federal engagement in the US, driving policy and programs to accelerate the adoption of connected, electric, and autonomous vehicles and the digitized supply chain.
Rachel previously worked in Singapore for the World Bank’s Infrastructure, Transportation, and Digital Innovation team. During her time in Asia, she advised governments on regulatory and institutional changes to mobilize private sector resources in transportation and energy infrastructure, helping launch a roadmap of infrastructure projects for the ASEAN Secretariat including investments in Southeast Asian ports, and led an autonomous vehicle system planning and implementation study for a densely populated innovation district in Singapore, among other projects. She has prior experience at AECOM as a senior economist and transportation planner producing research and analysis on a broad range of global transportation policy and strategic initiatives in aviation, transit, and transportation safety.
Rachel has a Master’s in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Brown University. She lives in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC with her husband and two children.