Thomas Craig

Chief Executive Officer


Thomas joined Trillium in 2013, and has served as Trillium’s CEO since 2020. He’s responsible for the direction of Trillium’s overall business and performance of its mission. He works with Trillium’s General Manager, Support Manager, and development team to provide guidance for and coordinate between the different business lines. He’s also Trillium’s lead project manager for custom and large scale software and data deployments, such as for statewide GTFS implementations, GTFS-flex data creation, and OpenTripPlanner. Thomas is a member of the OpenTripPlanner Project Leadership Committee.

Before working at Trillium, Thomas worked in the financial and business services industries, specializing in business planning, financial modeling, and process design for small and large teams. He lives in North Portland with his partner Cassidy and cats Mehitabel and Pawblo. If he’s not working, he’s probably on a bike ride or talking to the plants in his garden.


Thomas’s recent blog articles

A New Project with a Bold Vision: Plan, Book, and Pay for Demand-Responsive Transit Agencies Across the West Coast

Trillium is part of a coalition of organizations joining CALACT to improve trip planning for disadvantaged riders in Washington, Oregon, and California. Online trip planning is not easy for everyone. Whether it is the lack of features for blind users, software design with a bias toward younger users, or an assumption that the user’s first language […]

Here’s our Equity Plan

Trillium is mission-oriented: by making transit easier to use, we encourage more people to use it and improve the experience for those who do. Like so many this year, we have also been forced to re-evaluate whether our impacts are that simple. What transit are we making easier to use? Who are we making transit […]

When transit became harder to use

This all sucks. So first off—I hope you’re well. I hope that wherever you and your family, biological and chosen, are, you’re safe. I hope you see some hope in this time. This sucks particularly for transit. Trains and buses and vans and shared transportation in general did not need social distancing, but rather a […]

A plan for TRB

Time to get on a train or plane for the annual sojourn to DC with thousands of our colleagues. TRB is a chance to set the tone for the year and I find it useful to go in with a short list of philosophical objectives to guide my approach to conversations and events. Here are […]