Committee on Transportation and the Environment

Committee Chair

Councilmember Mary M. Cheh


The Committee on the Transportation and the Environment is responsible for matters relating to environmental protection regulation and policies; highways, bridges, traffic, vehicles, and other transportation issues; the regulation of taxicabs; maintenance of public spaces; recycling; waste management; water supply and wastewater treatment; and maintenance of public spaces and public parks and recreation.


Nicole Rentz

Committee Director

(202) 724-8062

Anthony Catalino

Senior Legislative Counsel

(202) 724-8062

Megan E. Brown

Legislative Counsel

(202) 724-8062

Sonia Desai

Legislative Counsel

202) 724-8062

Katie Noethe

Legislative Counsel

(202) 724-8062

Agencies under the Committee on Transportation and the Environment

  • Department of General Services
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Department of Public Works
  • District Department of the Environment
  • District Department of Transportation
  • District of Columbia Bicycle Advisory Council
  • District of Columbia Taxicab Commission
  • Food Policy Council
  • Gas Station Advisory Board
  • Green Buildings Advisory Council
  • Pedestrian Advisory Council
  • Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Streetcar Financing and Governance Task Force
  • Sustainable Energy Utility Advisory Board
  • Washington Aqueduct *
  • Water and Sewer Authority

* This entity is a federal agency or regional body.  As such, the Committee does not have direct oversight but, rather, serves as a liaison for the Council in relations to this entity.