Monica Mallon is a Santa Clara County advocate and lifelong transit rider. She first got involved in transit advocacy when she was a student at San Jose State and transit route cuts were being proposed. She later went on to work in Transportation Demand Management at San Jose State.
During the pandemic when severe transit cuts were being proposed, Monica started Turnout4Transit, a transit advocacy group, to mobilize people to save transit.
Monica is a recent San Jose State graduate and lives in Cambrian in unincorporated Santa Clara County where she is the chair of the Cambrian Community Council.