The director of transportation.Catherine Hernandez was appointed Interim Director for the Transportation Department in May 2023. She is responsible for the planning, directing and oversight of operations, including the administration of the Vision Zero program to eliminate traffic fatalities and enhance safety of our transportation system.

The Director also leads efforts to update and create a robust Bike Network for safer bike facilities, and she facilitates this by coordinating with other City Departments and state and local partner agencies. Catherine has been with the City of San Antonio since 2000, working in the planning and community development field for over 15 years. She holds a Master Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor Degree in Political Science from St. Mary’s University.