Ankit is a transportation planning enthusiast from New Delhi who moved to the United States to pursue his graduate studies at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. He has been addressing the issues concerned with urban-regional mobility through professional and academic projects that have helped him gain sound knowledge and experience in planning. At Rutgers University, Ankit worked at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center where he contributed to the systems-level GIS-based accessibility analysis for the New Jersey Climate Change Alliance to understand the feasibility of the 15-minute city concept. At the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, he actively demonstrated advanced GIS-based techniques associated with spatial big data analysis. Prior to enrolling in graduate school, he worked at the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System on projects such as the rationalization of Delhi’s bus routes, assessment of the socioeconomic cost of road accidents in India, and traffic due diligence studies. In his work, Ankit aims to deliver transportation planning that can help communities attain a better quality of life.