Allison joined RPA in 2016 as a research analyst for the RPA’s transportation team, focusing on mobility issues that RPA is exploring for the Fourth Regional Plan. Before joining RPA, Allison conducted research at Sam Schwartz Engineering on transportation trends among young adults. She also has worked as a writer and project assistant for Urban Omnibus, the urbanism publication of the Architectural League of New York. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Allison holds a B.A. in urban studies from Columbia University.