Urban exploration by bike

In collaboration with Walk Oakland Bike Oakland, I lead tours of Oakland neighborhoods by bike, seeing areas of the city participants may not have previously known, while providing commentary and analysis about the history of the place.

Analyzing longitudinal corridor data at scale

I built an analysis platform in Python to examine street networks and census data for cities across the nation, gathering street network and Census data to identify trends in demographic change in historically Black neighborhoods.

Supporting a successful student team capstone project

The Berkeley Arts+Design Initiative wanted to support student engagement with the arts. We worked with their student team to help deploy project management tools, and navigate the technical and bureaucratic hurdles to a successful launch.

Analyzing geospatial data in Python

I analyzed urban street networks and demographic data at national scale, integrating street network, demographic and employment data to demonstrate interactions between infrastructure, jobs, ethnicity and race.

Researching cycling cultures and advocacy

Researching cycling cultures and advocacy, we investigated the social importance of cycling in disadvantaged communities in four U.S. cities. The resulting thesis examines how cycling infrastructure has become associated with gentrification.

Team-building for Berkeley’s One IT

Berkeley’s One IT initiative sought to unify the many distributed IT groups on campus. We developed an exercise which encouraged participants to break away from their cynicism, and work together in an appreciative and observational mode.

Encouraging sustainability in Alameda County

Alameda County Waste Reduction

The Alameda County Sustainability Office had an intranet site with great content but poor findability. We worked with Sustainability on communications strategy, community engagement. site development, and content production.