#1: We hope to build better links between transportation-land use research and policy-making. Our research will identify how planning and policy can balance priorities given to environmental sustainability, population health, livability, social equity, and economic opportunity..
#2: Planning is fun! With our research, we can strengthen means of evidence-based decision-making in a democracy.
#3: Investing in students and developing them as young professionals with knowledge and skills that can strengthen city building processes is also critical to the long-term success of cities..