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Olivia Wang

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Specialization: Transportation Planning

Dr. Wang is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She holds a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Southern California. Her overall research goals are to understand the impacts of planning on travel behavior, human activities, well-being, and the corresponding equity implications of these impacts.  Currently, she is working on projects related to transportation access to healthcare.

Her research focuses on three major themes:

  1. Active travel behavior and land use;
  2. Impacts of new transportation technologies and shared mobility on travel behavior and activities;
  3. Health outcomes resulting from daily travel and activities.
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