Ms. Kakani is a graduate research assistant at the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center (BPRC), hired in May of 2017 to conduct survey research aimed at improving bicycle and pedestrian safety throughout New Jersey. In providing her expertise, she has helped build a GIS database for the Trenton Complete Streets initiative. Special assignments also include mapping, analysis, site selection for grant-funded survey efforts. As a member of New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM) team, she conducts pedestrian surveys, street audits, and teaches school children about bicycle safety at Bike Rodeos.
She is currently completing her master’s degree in City and Regional Planning with concentration in urban design and interests in transportation/land use at Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and is a registered Architect at Council of Architecture, India. Prior to arriving to the United States, she has worked as a trainee architect in Hyderabad, India and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Combining her knowledge about the built environment, a fascination for streetscapes, and her experience working in high density areas, Sribhava hopes to help create walkable, people-centric, healthy, and sustainable communities.