ITDP is a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City with offices in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, and the United States. ITDP’s programs focus on public transport, non-motorized transport, travel demand management, parking, transport policy, and urban development.

Iwona Alfred

Senior Program Associate

Iwona (she/her/hers pronouns) is a Senior Program Associate, performing research on sustainable urban development, air quality, resilience, and road safety in the Global team. In her role, she oversees knowledge sharing across ITDP country offices globally and brings her technical expertise to different programs, helping identify strategies and new ways of cross collaborating. Iwona joined ITDP in 2014 to work within the Sustainable Urban Development program, assisting with the release of the TOD Standard, a core technical publication. Prior to joining ITDP, she worked as a LEED consultant for an all women owned and operated firm.

She has a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute and a dual bachelor’s degree in Education and Geography from Hunter College. She enjoys a variety of interdisciplinary fields utilizing her passion for science and media. After graduate school, she produced a film “Save our Seaport” for the City Club of New York which focused on development of the South Street Seaport area in the New City Harbor. As an avid photographer, she spends her weekends cycling and photographing.


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