Ryan Schuchard

Director of Innovative Mobility


Ryan Schuchard is Director, Innovative Mobility for CALSTART. He launched and now and leads CALSTART’s program for Innovative Mobility, which works to create new zero-emission mobility options that make transportation more affordable and accessible while reducing overall vehicle miles traveled.

Ryan has overseen the launch and implementation of the Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program, an equity-based zero-emission vehicle incentives program of California Air Resources Board that provides voucher-based funding for community-based mobility projects. He has also started and now oversees CALSTART’s Innovative Mobility Working Group along with numerous projects that help transit agencies and local governments to deploy innovative mobility technologies.

Prior to his current role, Ryan served as Policy Director for CALSTART. In that capacity he led CALSTART’s activities to sponsor and support numerous bills that have become laws, successful legislative funding campaigns, and engagements in utility proceedings in California and nationally.

Ryan holds a B.S. in Finance from Oregon State University and an M.B.A. from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kyrgyzstan.