Author Archives: Alice Grossman

About Alice Grossman

Alice is a 4th year Ph.D. student studying the relationship between performance based planning in urban regions and national transportation policy. She also does research and teaches on topics in sustainable transportation infrastructure and planning.

Eighth Blog Post

What are your final thoughts about Dutch infrastructure design reflecting on two weeks spent abroad? How does design differ from the US? How has their culture influenced this design and how has the design influenced their culture? Advertisements

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A trule multi-modal day

Today I got a ride in a car to the airport, got on a plane, took a train to the Hague, transferred to a bus, walked to the University, and got a bike to bike back to the hotel.  A … Continue reading

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Cycling Data

As an engineering student, I am interested in how we collect and use transportation data. I also like creating and looking at maps. Dr. Kari Watkins developed an app specifically for cycling called Cycle Atlanta that you can log all your … Continue reading

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Atlanta Tour

Simon planned a great bike tour of Atlanta for us today, and the weather-sphere provided us with a beautiful sunny day.  We rode in 2-way cycles tracks like the new one on Peachtree Center: Checked out the 5th Street and … Continue reading

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Ready to go

I’m Alice, a 4th year PhD student in Transportation Engineering and one of the TAs for our Sustainable Transport Abroad course.  I grew up in Chicago, a city that has increased its amount of cycling infrastructure drastically since I left … Continue reading

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