Matt Christensen joined TSRC in 2014. He is the former Managing Editor of Bikeshare.com and specializes in bicycle and bikesharing research and planning. He is an expert in bikesharing metrics, station siting, contracts, program management, data analysis, and public and private funding mechanisms.
Matt received a master's degree in Planning from the University of Southern California and holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Barbara. He has formerly worked as a planning consultant for Bikestation, the first company in the United States to specialize in the development of indoor bike parking facilities. He has also worked as an environmental analyst for the Environmental Defense Center in Santa Barbara and was a research fellow for the Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative and USC’s Center for Sustainable Cities.
Matt is a member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals as well as Environment California, and he is originally from Long Beach, California. He works on bikesharing, carsharing, and ridesharing research at TSRC.