John is a first-year student in the Master of Science in Transportation program. His current research focuses on the development of new schedules and service patterns for the MBTA Green Line for its extension north of Boston. Prior to arriving at MIT, he attended the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH and graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. While there, he researched the simulation of integrated bus rapid transit and freight/logistics corridors as well as the origin-destination flows of campus- and city-wide bus networks in Columbus. His internship experience includes transportation consulting and the construction of the TEXRail commuter rail line in Fort Worth, TX. In his free time, John enjoys exploring places by rail and writing songs on the guitar.