Adam Millard-Ball is a transportation planner and environmental policy researcher, specializing in initiatives to reduce dependence on the private auto. Previously, while a principal at Nelson\Nygaard, Adam's consulting focused on taxi regulation, parking policy, and car-sharing. His research studies have been published by US EPA and the Transportation Research Board. His international experience includes a stint as a transportation policy journalist in London, and parking and Bus Rapid Transit planning in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 

Adam’s research bridges urban planning and environmental economics, and addresses some of the key challenges in transportation, energy and climate change policy. His current work examines the effectiveness of local climate planning efforts, the design of carbon trading programs, and pathways to motorization in the developing world. Adam also has broad interests in transportation planning and policy.

Before coming to UC Santa Cruz, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and McGill School of Environment, McGill University. Adam holds a PhD in Environment and Resources from Stanford University.

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