Thomas Craig

Thomas Craig



Thomas joined Trillium in 2013, and has served as Trillium’s CEO since 2019. 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 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…

What is Trillium doing?

Trillium’s mission is on our homepage: we make transit easier to use. Living up to that mission is the purpose of our work. We believe that more transit trips and fewer driving trips means a safer and more just world, but we also see that driving is easy while taking transit is too often tough.…

We need to do the hard work to make transit easy

Trillium’s tagline has been for years “We make transit easier to use.” The reasons for that are big. We want to change human action. We’re environmentalists, safety advocates, accessibility rights activists, social scientists that recognize transportation as critical to the provision human services, bikers, riders, and walkers dedicated to seeing fewer cars on the road…