Wendy is a research associate at the EMBARQ/WRI China office, where she engages with various research projects on sustainable transportation and urban development. Prior to joining WRI, Wendy worked as a Transportation Engineer/Analyst in both the public and private sectors in Southern...
- Research AssociateChina
As severe air pollution grips Beijing, China and the surrounding region, the sharp rise in harmful particulate matter has forced authorities to consider both immediate responses and long-term strategies to combat air pollution.
- projectWorking together with the common goal to improve quality of life through sustainable transport and mobility solutions
- Research AnalystChina
Jing works as a transport research analyst for Sustainable and Livable Cities Initiative in the WRI China office. She received her Master’s degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Southern California, where she focused on transportation planning, management and control, as well as...
Beijing’s subway system, one of the longest in the world, is confronted by excessive congestion and costly government subsidies. In a controversial move, the city government has decided to increase the standard subway fare, currently fixed at 2 Yuan (USD $0.33) per trip.
- projectDeveloping strategies to motorize and urbanize on a sustainable path
- projectImproving user experience and quality of service of public transport systems
- projectMobility strategies to accommodate rapid urban growth