David Proffitt, PhD
David has 19 years of experience helping maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of transportation on the local, state, and national level. He is a scholar whose research focuses on the connections between climate change, transportation, and the built environment. David is affiliated with Metro Analytics to help migrate cutting-edge research into practical applications with municipal clients. David brings deep expertise in developing applied research methods to evaluate transportation policy evaluation and implementation. David’s background in media and communication also helps him translate complex scientific research into actionable policy. He employs mixed methods in his research, from advanced statistical analysis to in-depth interviews and facilitated public engagement.
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