Xuenan Ni comes from Jinan, China. She is a first-year graduate student in the Master of City Planning as well as Master of Science in Transportation dual degree program. Xuenan obtained her bachelor degree in Growth and Structure of Cities as well as Mathematics from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She developed her passion in transportation since experiencing the ever-expanding while crowded subway in Beijing, over priced while maintenance lacking regional rails in Philadelphia, heavily congested roads in Mexico City, ect.; she hopes to find answers on the efficient while equitable transportation development. Now her research interests include topics like transit-oriented development, demand management of public transit and transportation planning.