Fanny R. Tremblay-Racicot is a Ph.D. candidate in Urban Studies. She received her B.A. and M.A. in Political science from Université Laval in Québec City. Her areas of interest include metropolitan governance, sustainable transportation, and urban and environmental policy. She currently studies institutional reforms for the integration of transportation and land use planning at the regional level in North America. Previous research collaboration include Choice and Relative Efficiency of Public Policy Instruments to Reduce Greenhouse Gases: A study of Four Sub-National Governments of North-eastern America and Governing Instruments for Sustainable Transportation in Metropolitan Regions of the Americas. Her internships and professional research positions also include working with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, the Hydro-Quebec Institute on Environment, Development and Society, the Institute on Energy and Environment of the Francophonie, and the Ministries of Environment in Quebec and Alberta.