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Rebecca Gleason

Research Engineer II

Rebecca Gleason, MS, PE has worked as a research engineer for WTI since 2006. Rebecca earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 1994 and an M.S. in Health Sciences in 2011. She is a key team member of the Small Urban, Rural and Tribal Center on Mobility.  Her work is aimed at creating places where people have options to get where they need to go by bicycle, foot, bus and rideshare.  Rebecca was the primary author of the Guide to Promoting Bicycling on Federal Lands, the first comprehensive report that examined bicycling issues in federal lands and gateway communities across the country. She was part of a team that created The Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networksreport, intended to help small towns create active travel options for people of all ages and abilities.  She recently finalized the Framework for Bikeway Designation on Rural Roads intended to provide guidance to road owners on what to consider when asked to designate a road as a bikeway.  Rebecca is an experienced presenter and is regularly invited to guest lecture in engineering and health classes and present research outcomes at local and national conferences.