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Lily Gordon-Koven is a Master of Urban Planning Candidate at NYU Wagner, with a Environment, Infrastructure, and Transportation specialization. She is currently a Planning Intern at the New York City Department of Transportation with the Research, Implementation, and Safety group and a Research Assistant at the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management. She holds a B.A. in Geography and Urban Studies from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Before coming to Wagner, Lily worked as a subsidized housing case manager in Chicago. She also spent a year as a Complete Streets Fellow at the National Complete Streets Coalition with Smart Growth America. She is interested in equitable access to public transportation, pedestrian and bicycle safety and planning, community engagement, and public space.

NYU Wagner's Master of Urban Planning program brings students into direct contact with the critical urban challenges of our time. Today's urban planners must balance development, community needs and social justice, provision of critical public services, sustainability and security. Housed within a school of public service, rather than a school of architecture, the Master of Urban Planning program uses the broader contexts of policy, management and finance to prepare students with the critical thinking they need to succeed in urban design, land use, economic and community development, housing, and environmental and infrastructure planning.

Lillian Gordon-Koven