Senior Research Specialist, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center
Stephanie DiPetrillo brings a distinctive set of experiences to the center, including a background in historic preservation, architecture, urban design, and planning. Her research interests include the connections between transportation and land use and ways to promote the use of public and community transportation through improvements in the built environment and through transit-oriented development. Increasingly her work has examined the ways to improve access to transit by all users, including people with disabilities. She has taught at Hofstra University, Rutgers University, and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Ms. DiPetrillo holds a BA in Economics and a Master's in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as well as a Master's in Architecture from NJIT.
Research Project Coordinator, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center
Catherine Bull conducts research on various projects related to smart growth and healthy community development. Her work has focused on best practices in assessing the impact of transportation projects on the human environment, and considerations and benefits of context sensitive solutions, community impact assessment, and public involvement. She has contributed to the development of content for Environmental Justice courses for Federal Highway Administration. Other research topics have included recruitment and hiring, and retention and career mobility of a diverse workforce, and development and support of technology transfer, in transportation agencies. Ms. Bull holds a BA in Comparative Literature and a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Research Assistant, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center
Andrew Farquhar researches and writes on the policy and development shifts occurring in the transportation field, both within New Jersey and nationally. He is acutely interested in how expanding transportation access and reliability can facilitate denser, more vibrant communities. Previous internship experiences at the USDOT-OIG inform his broader attention to national and state-level transportation policy and fed his enthusiasm for how transit-oriented development efforts can reverse sprawl. Mr. Farquhar holds a Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from Texas A&M University and he is a second year Masters of City and Regional Planning student at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.