Robin Washington

Robin Washington is a longtime transportation writer, particularly focused on the evolving technology and social impacts of driverless cars over the past two years, writing for The Boston Globe, WIRED, WGBH, and Wisconsin Public Radio. A Fellow in Science Broadcasting Journalism at WGBH TV Boston, Washington has lectured at Harvard, MIT, Brown, and dozens of other academic institutions, and has been an adjunct faculty member at both Northeastern University and Emerson College. Throughout his career, Washington has appeared on NPR, MSBNC, Fox News, ABC News, CNN, and the BBC.

Robin Washington

Areas of Expertise: Self-driving cars, transportation technology, transportation legislation, civil rights movement, Judaism, Black Judaism

Location: Duluth, Minnesota with part time residence in Massachusetts. He works out of the studios of Wisconsin Public Radio and WGBH Boston.

Contact info:

Phone: (218) 428-0004

Email: robinbirkw@gmail.com

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Zhan Guo

Zhan Guo is an Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Transportation Policy at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Guo studies individuals’ travel behavior and explores innovative ways to influence that decision-making process to produce better social outcomes such as reduced congestion and carbon emissions. The (dis)connection between government regulations, market forces, and consumer preferences is the focus of his research. Guo has conducted empirical work on transfer behavior in Boston, metro map design in London, parking in New York, and pedestrian environments in Hong Kong.  His work has been covered by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, The Economist, and others.

Guo received a B. Arch from Tianjin University, a MUD from Tsinghua University, China, and a MCP and a Ph.D in Urban Planning from MIT.

Zhan Guo

Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Transportation Policy at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Areas of Expertise: Transportation Policy and Behavior

Location: New York, NY

Contact Information:

Email: zg11@nyu.edu

Heard on American Public Media’s Marketplace: The Tricky Practice of Pricing Parking

Added May 2015