I am a Planning Data Scientist at the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission in Philadelphia, PA. I apply spatial and quantitative analysis to urban issues and help to streamline our organization's data collection, processing, and dissemination efforts.
Header photo: Teton County, WY, 2012.
Work and research
Larson, A. P. (2019, May). Evaluating the reliability of ACS data for transportation planning. Paper presented at the American Community Survey Data Users Conference, Washington, DC. [link]
Moran, S. K. & Larson, A. P. (2019, April). Data-driven transit planning tools. Project presented at the New Jersey TransAction Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. [link]
Larson, A. P. (2018, April). Urban monocentricity and the journey to work: Commutes of low-income workers in Dallas, TX and Washington, DC. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, LA. [link]
Larson, A. P. (2018). Urban structure, residential choice, and proximity to work for low-income residents (Master's project). The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX. [link]
Larson, A. P. (2017). Emergency call box visibility on the UT Dallas campus (Safety study for Student Government). The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX. [link]
Larson, A. P. (2016). Hotbeds of hate: Analyzing spatial and temporal disparities in hate crime across U.S. cities (Undergraduate honors thesis). The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX. [link]
Larson, A. P. (2017). Where should DC put its affordable housing dollars? Try this interactive tool. Greater Greater Washington. [link]
Larson, A. P. (2017). Where do you think DC should put its affordable housing dollars? Try this interactive tool to see. DC Fiscal Policy Institute. [link]
Outside of work
I enjoy taking care of my senior cat Socks, throwing pots on the kick wheel, landscape photography, reading, and the thorough documentation of most things (e.g. my regularly-updated [compendium of book notes]).