Annie is a Transport Planner with EMBARQ’s Health and Road Safety Program in Washington DC, where she works on transport safety as well as integrated transport. She contributes to the planning and research of projects within the Cities and Transport Program of WRI.
Prior to EMBARQ, she served as a researcher at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Her research focused on exploring the relationship between the built environment and transport outcomes, including transport-related greenhouse gas emissions and levels of active transportation.
Annie holds a Master’s degree in Urban Transportation Planning as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Geography from McGill University.
She is a Korean-Canadian who grew up in Vancouver, B.C.
In order to improve road safety, decision makers need accurate information about their city’s streets. Traditionally, road safety analysis has relied on historical data of actual crashes. However, the drawback of this “crash-based approach” is that it is reactive—we have ...