Adam Davidson is an Associate with the Urban Mobility Team at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. He works to expand our understanding of technology and new mobility services in the transportation sector. He is also a Ph.D Candidate in Geography at the City University of New York. Adam’s research seeks to understand how information technologies can change demands on urban infrastructure and he leads conversations about institutions and mobility with a variety of audiences.
Prior to joining WRI his research focused on the spatial supply and demand effects of for-hire-vehicles before and after ride-sourcing became widely available in North America. He also worked as a Capital Planning & Budget Analyst for MTA New York City Transit where he forecasted and prioritized competing long-range capital investments to support 8 million daily users. Adam’s innovative approach to mobility has been recognized by George Mason University as a Grand Prize recipient of the Hayes Outside-the-Box Transportation Policy Competition, and by the Eno Center for Transportation as a Future Leader.
Adam holds a Master's in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania and Bachelors in International Relations and Environmental Policy from Tulane University.