RWJF Health & Society Scholar:
Urban Planning, Public Policy/Administration, Transportation Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise:
Health, Safety and Security in Cities, Transportation and Land Use, Planning and Policy, Environmental and Social Impacts of Transportation, Comparative International Planning, Mexican Transportation and Urbanization
Carolyn McAndrews’ research agenda focuses on how planning and policy communities bring health, safety, and environmental considerations into transportation and land use decision-making and design. The objective of her research is to understand how a combination of political and technological factors shape transportation systems, and how planners can help create the institutional contexts that support more sustainable and socially just urban development.
In past and current research, Dr. McAndrews has examined these questions in the following contexts:
Dr. McAndrews was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 2010 to 2012.
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