February 06 2013
Devon Paige Willis is a native Montrealer and recent graduate of McGill University where she did her B.A. in Environment and Political Science. She discovered a passion for urban and transportation planning in her final year, during which time she attended UC Berkeley’s [IN]City introductory urban planning program and completed her honours thesis about cycling in Montreal, specifically measuring bikeability and understanding what affects cyclist satisfaction. She is currently applying to do her Masters in Urban Planning, focusing on sustainable transportation and is especially interested in urban planning and transportation in suburban environments. She spearheaded the Vélobstacles project, which aims to crowd source data about obstacles in the road network for cyclists to make cycling safer in the city.