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Siddharth Shah is a student in the Masters of Urban Planning at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. As part of the 9/11 Memorial Scholarship program, he will intern at the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) in their Research, Safety and Implementation team. At NYCDOT, his work will involve updating the Vision Zero Pedestrian Safety Borough Plans, first published in 2015, by analyzing the progress on the previous commitments and the impacts on pedestrian safety in Vision Zero priority locations. He shall simultaneously help the Research, Safety and Implementation team in their ongoing policy research to make the streets of New York City safer for all.

Mr. Shah obtained a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelors of Technology from CEPT University (India), where he received the convocation award for Academic Excellence. He has a broad interest in the built environment of cities with a focus on the areas of transportation, environment, and infrastructure in developed as well as developing economies.

Siddharth Shah