Helena Lin


Helena Lin

Master of Urban Studies Student

Helena is a Master of Urban Studies candidate at Simon Fraser University and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of British Columbia. She is passionate about making the places we live better and prior to starting her graduate education, she worked with numerous public sector agencies tackle ‘wicked problems’ and navigate transformative change. Having grown up in car-dependent suburbia, Helena is excited for the opportunity to help create cities with accessible, equitable, and healthy transportation options. Outside of work and school, Helena enjoys spending time with her corgi, discovering coffee and craft beer, rock climbing, and road cycling.

Research Interests: Active transportation, gender equity in cycling, spatial equity, integrated mobility systems, implementation science

CHATR Lab Projects: INTERACT, Advancing Equity in Transportation Planning