Pengyu Zhu, Professor in the Public Policy and Administration, led his community data class in the development of an alternatives scoring mechanism for a transit infrastructure report card. The work is to assist the Community Transportation Association of Idaho (CTAI) and the American Society of Civil Engineers in the development of an overall Infrastructure Report Card for the Boise region.
Cherilyn Blender, master’s in community and regional planning graduate student, was awarded an internship with CTAI after completing Zhu‘s course. As part of the internship, Blender currently is developing the transit report card to be presented to legislators on the Statehouse steps March 15.
This post originally appeared on UPDATE.