Ben is a graduate research assistant at the NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center. He started in May of 2017 and has been working on survey research, as well as helping with Complete Street audits in Trenton.
Ben received his undergraduate degrees in History and Sociology from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas in 2015. He is currently finishing his Masters in City and Regional Planning at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy with a concentration in Transportation. After completing his undergraduate education, he was involved in training Australian Shepherds for Stock, Agility, and Obedience competitions.
Ben is most interested in Complete Street efforts within urban communities and increasing accessibility to employment for low income populations. His time at the BPRC has provided him with opportunities for learning the intricacies of Complete Street policy and with opportunities to see the situation on the ground in Cities such as Newark and Camden.