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Kasia Hart

Transportation Policy Associate

Department: Transportation
Email: KHart@mapc.org
Phone: 617-933-0745


Biography:

Kasia joined MAPC as a Transportation Policy Associate in 2015. Kasia focuses on a wide range of transportation policy and planning projects, including Complete Streets, MBTA finance and transit-oriented development policy research, Hubway coordination, and municipal parking issues.

While pursuing a graduate degree at Tufts University’s Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning program, Kasia assisted in the creation of a community food planning process proposal for the Dudley neighborhood in Boston. Her Master’s thesis on the Philadelphia Land Bank explored ways in which the disposition of vacant property can be done in a manner that promotes equitable community development.

Prior to joining MAPC, Kasia worked at WalkBoston, where she facilitated walk assessments in cities and towns across the Commonwealth, and conducted research on low-cost, community-driven pedestrian safety improvement strategies.

Kasia holds a graduate degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University and an undergraduate degree in International Studies and Environmental Studies from Boston College.

Areas of Expertise: Pedestrian planning, active transportation and public health issues, community development, environmental justice, policy research and analysis, data collection, GIS