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.
He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, where he studies the intersection of active transportation and public art.