Articles by Lily Song

About Lily Song

Lily Song is a Lecturer in Urban Planning and Senior Research Associate at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Her teaching, international research, and scholarship explore issues of inclusion and equity in urban governance through the lens of infrastructure, including transport and mobility, food systems, and energy efficiency. She was previously a Provost Fellow with University College London’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Public Policy and holds a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning from MIT, Master’s in Urban Planning from UCLA, and BA in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley.

Former Santiago Mayor’s Approach to Equity Through Urban Planning

From June 26th to 28th 2018, urban transport and development practitioners, activists, and researchers from cities around the world convened in Dar es Salaam for the 3rd annual ITDP Mobilize summit. Themed “Making space for mobility in booming cities,” the event...

Advancing Inclusive City Design in Transportation

The final day of Mobilize Dar es Salaam, June 28th, 2018, began with the plenary, “Advancing Inclusive City Design from Fringe to Mainstream.” On the premise that an equitable city takes into account the needs of everyone— including women, children, elderly people, and people with disabilities—in transport planning, the session explored ideas and dilemmas of designing inclusive transit systems.