Lecturer, Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning
Research/Areas of Interest:
Sustainability, conservation, urban ecological systems, commute mode shift, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure planning and design
- MDes-SUEN, Northeastern University, United States, 2015
- BS, University of Maine at Farmington, United States, 2008
Charlie Creagh holds a Master's Degree in Design of Sustainable Urban Environments from Northeastern University and earned a BA from the University of Maine.
Charlie is a senior transportation planner at the City of Cambridge Community Development Department. His professional work revolves around the introduction of active transportation infrastructure to improve safety and provide commute and daily recreation options beyond the single occupant motor vehicle. Charlie understands that transportation planning and design can mitigate environmental challenges and promote more vibrant, people-focused communities. Charlie has contributed to numerous bicycle and pedestrian feasibility, planning, and design projects at the neighborhood, Town/City, County, and State scales. Charlie's work on Complete Streets, bike share systems, and trail projects provide folks who can't afford to drive or choose not to drive safe, convenient, and healthy transportation options.
Charlie is a former volunteer with the Boston Harbor Association and the Boston Cyclists Union. His prior classroom and field experience includes teaching the principles of ecology, sustainability and conservation at The Ecology School in southern Maine, the New England Aquarium, and at Boston Public Schools.