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.

Joe Chestnut

Transport Research Associate

Joe Chestnut joined ITDP in May of 2017. His role includes work on implementing indicators to analyze organizational impact, urban growth, and walkability. Prior to his work at ITDP Joe was a research intern at The Brookings Institution in their Metropolitan Policy Program. Growing up on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, in what is far from an urban setting, Joe has always been drawn to cities. Aside from his interests in cities and public transportation, Joe is interested in college basketball, the Food Network, and reading. He has a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Geography from The George Washington University and a master’s degree in Geography, also from The George Washington University.


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