Sarah Kaufman named as Associate Director, and More Rudin Center News

Sarah Kaufman has been named Associate Director of the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation. Sarah has led several studies at the Rudin Center, including Transportation During and After Hurricane SandyMobility, Economic Opportunity and NYC Neighborhoods; and Bringing Innovation to Paratransit. She directs the annual Emerging Leaders in Transportation program, and teaches Urban Planning Capstone and Intelligent Cities.

Sarah has spoken at several international conferences, including the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., the Artificial Intelligence World Forum in Toronto, and Smart Cities New York. In April 2018, she presented research about online shopping behaviors at Paris City Hall. She will lead a panel at Los Angeles CoMotion in November.


Congratulations to the newest Rudin Center Graduates!

Joanna Simon is an Urban Planner at Jump, the dockless bikes share system now located in nine U.S. cities.

Ari Kaputkin has begun work at the New York City Department of Transportation as a Transportation Policy Analyst.

We wish a fond farewell to our summer interns: Callie Aboaf is starting her sophomore year at Cornell University. She researched supercommuters in the United States. Luke Buttenwieser is beginning his senior year of high school at The King School in Stamford, Connecticut. This summer, Luke researched The State of Scooter Sharing in U.S. Cities.

This fall, the NYU Rudin Center welcomes two new graduate assistants, Christopher Polack and Rohan Rao; we welcome back to our returning Graduate Assistants, Jenee Malloy and Gloria Campbell. The Rudin Center will focus research and events on rider behavior during subway delays, gender differences in new travel modes, and the transportation startup landscape.

Applications for the Emerging Leaders program, the leadership development program for early career professionals, are due September 17th. More information is here.

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