Director of Transportation
City of Greensboro
Hanna Cockburn, AICP has practiced public sector transportation, recreation, land use and sustainability planning in North Carolina since 1998, serving at the state, regional, county and local level. Hanna joined the City of Greensboro as the Director of Transportation in April 2020, where she oversees transportation planning, facility design, traffic operations, parking, public transportation, and traffic safety programming. The City is focused on integrating mobility options for Greensboro’s residents and visitors by making Greensboro a great place to get around. Hanna holds a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell College and a Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning from Minnesota State University. She is a member of the American Planning Association, American Institute of Certified Planners, the Institute of Transportation Engineers and a LGFCU 2015 Local Government Fellow. Hanna currently serves as the President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association, is an active member of the Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Transportation Needs of National Parks and Public Lands (AEP 20), member of the North Carolina Vision Zero Task Force and a past board member of the Greensboro Housing Authority.