Liza Farr

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MCP Student

Liza Farr is a 2nd year MCP student at MIT focused on using transportation and land use policy and planning to accomplish equity and sustainability goals. She is particularly interested in curbside management, new mobility regulation, and mobility justice. She is the graduate research assistant for an MIT Mobility Systems Center project, "Can Mobility-as-a-Service really disrupt the private car ownership model?" which identifies the value people place on owning their car, separate from using it. She is building off this research for her thesis, which will explore how city officials are using parking policy to impact car ownership and use. She graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Environment, Economics, and Politics, and has worked for transit agencies and consulting firms in the San Francisco Bay Area and St. Louis, MO on projects involving TOD planning, multi-agency coordination, bike/scooter share policy, community engagement, and complete streets planning. Outside of school, Liza enjoys all outdoor activities, baking, and eating those baked goods with friends.