Transportation Planner / Data Scientist
Years of Experience: 7
Years at Foursquare ITP: 2
Thomas Orgren is a transportation planner who focuses on using data to improve the effectiveness and equity of public transportation systems. He specializes in communicating the findings of complex analysis in a clear, direct, and relatable manner. His work at Foursquare ITP includes local, regional and statewide transit planning, Title VI service equity analysis, data-driven performance monitoring, and cartography.
Thomas got his start in public transportation as a bus driver at the University of Virginia, where he helped to overhaul the system’s safety and training procedures. More recently, he worked for the City of Philadelphia and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, where he helped to build the case for a comprehensive bus network redesign and a bus rapid transit line, using the results of in-depth data analysis to inform stakeholders of the justifications for and benefits of a more equitable transportation system.
M.C.P., City Planning (Sustainable Transportation & Infrastructure)
University of Pennsylvania
University of Virginia