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Aileen Carrigan, Transport and Urban Planning Associate, EMBARQ, The World Resources Institute Center for Sustainable Transport. Aileen Carrigan is a Transport and Urban Planning Associate in EMBARQ´s Research & Practice group. She holds a master´s degree in urban planning from Harvard University and a bachelor´s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. Most recently, she worked as a transportation planner for the City of Johannesburg, helping to design and implement the city´s new bus rapid transit system. Aileen´s focus is on issues of station design; accessibility for people with disabilities; way finding signage; bus shelter design; improving connections to the BRT for pedestrians and bicycles; and station-area land use planning.
Research Organization: CoE Santiago, Chile
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Year: 2011
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