Tim Shah is completing his Master's degree in UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning. His academic interests include sustainable transportation, water policy, and environmental planning. He recently completed an internship with SFU's Adaptation to Climate Change Team assisting the group with their blogging and outreach efforts, and co-authoring the release of their latest report "Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on our Water Future. Through this position, Tim gained knowledge about climate adaptation strategies being implemented in B.C. and around the world, and how such strategies are being integrated into climate policy and community planning.
Tim is currently a Research Intern with the Pembina Institute in Vancouver. He is working on two major projects including research on electric vehicle planning and charging deployment in B.C. as a sustainable transportation alternative, and assisting the climate change group with their work on the carbon tax policy. To maintain his interests in urban planning, he blogs at The Urban Scrawl writing about a number of issues that constrain our cities, and progressive ideas that move them.