Taylor Gibbs

Degree Program:
Master of City & Regional Planning
Hometown:
Winter Haven, Florida

Taylor is a 2nd year Master of City & Regional Planning student in the Transportation Specialization. From the University of Florida, her BA is in Geography and Political Science, with respective specializations in Geospatial Information Analysis and International Relations. She is a geospatial professional immersed in all things GIS, web-mapping, data science, data visualization, data engineering, and transportation planning. In her 1st year at Georgia Tech, Taylor won the CTEDD Master’s Fellowship (Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions & Dollars) for her research on Atlanta Transit Network Service Level     Equity Patterns, simultaneously developing a free, fun, and interactive web map tool for Atlanta transit riders.Taylor first became involved in the spatial sciences as a climatology, fluvial geomorphology, and tourism research assistant at UF. In 2016-2017, Taylor won the John Dunkle Scholarship, awarded annually to the top undergraduate student in the UF Geography Department. She has interned for Esri HQ in Redlands, CA, the Atlanta Regional Commission, and was a former GIS Technician for The Villages and Sumter County, FL. Taylor may pursue the dual MCRP-MSCE in Transportation Systems, in the near future. Thanks to her background in spatial technologies, Taylor is also developing and patenting application software for physically and mentally disabled individuals.