Marissa loves to see the tangible differences having transportation mobility options and access to opportunities can make in individual lives.

Marissa Cottrell, AICP is a transportation planner at Foursquare ITP who arrived at transit planning after developing an interest in travel behavior. She is particularly interested in the intersection of land use and transportation planning and the power of transit to foster economic development, provide mobility to sensitive populations, and mitigate the effects of climate change. Marissa believes that public engagement is the cornerstone of the planning process and enjoys her role as a planner to translate ideas from passionate stakeholders into feasible policy solutions.


MCRP, City and Regional Planning, Transportation and Land Use
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

BS, Biochemistry
Clemson University