Andrés provides support on projects related to transportation, with a focus on the strategies that foster active transportation in Los Angeles.
Previously, Andrés served as an intern for the Parking Operations Division in the City of West Hollywood, and as a Graduate Student Researcher at the UCLA Luskin School. He received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Creative Writing from Northwestern University, and has received training in a variety of methodologies to conduct urban planning research. In 2017 he earned a graduate certificate from the UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative (UHI). Through UHI, he was part of a research team awarded a grant to produce The Botanical Gardens of Sawtelle, a guidebook to the Japanese gardens of the Sawtelle neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Andrés received his Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, where he studied transit oriented communities and the impact of art in the public realm.