Elizabeth Bastian is the 2015 Thomas J. O’Bryant Transportation Policy and Finance Fellow. Her interest in transportation planning arouse from her metro-Detroit upbringing, where she noticed an unbalanced relationship between automobiles and other forms of travel. Prior to working at Eno, Elizabeth worked for Data Driven Detroit as a Data Analyst. She has also interned for Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and United Way for Southeastern Michigan, and once spent a summer working on an archaeological dig in Rome.

Elizabeth is currently working towards a Master’s in Urban Planning at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, specializing in transportation and land use planning and transnational planning. She holds a B.A. in Urban and Regional Studies and Anthropology with a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the University of Michigan Dearborn.