Alaa Mukahhal

Boston Transportation Department

Alaa is a New Mobility Planner at the Boston Transportation Department. She leads work on revamping the transportation development review process, which includes the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) point system, creating a methodology for maximum parking ratios for new large developments, and developing new tools such as the citywide bicycle level of traffic stress map. Alaa also managed the Boston Main Streets Free Public Transit Pilot, and is thinking about how the City can incentivize mode shift in a post-COVID world. Alaa last worked at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston where she was a Planning and GIS Analyst with the Data Services Department. She managed and led spatial and technical analysis for a wide variety of projects, including Housing Production Plans, transportation studies, and zoning projects. Alaa holds a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.).

Alaa is a New Mobility Planner at the Boston Transportation Department. She leads work on revamping the transportation development review process, which includes the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) point system, creating a methodology for maximum parking ratios for new large developments, and developing new tools such as the citywide bicycle level of traffic stress map. Alaa also managed the Boston Main Streets Free Public Transit Pilot, and is thinking about how the City can incentivize mode shift in a post-COVID world. Alaa last worked at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston where she was a Planning and GIS Analyst with the Data Services Department. She managed and led spatial and technical analysis for a wide variety of projects, including Housing Production Plans, transportation studies, and zoning projects. Alaa holds a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.).

Lectures

12.06.2021 (1:27:23)

Innovations in Transit 2021