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Allison Crow


Allison is a Contractor working with RMI’s Mobility practice.


Allison comes to RMI after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at Stanford University.  While pursuing her degree, Allison interned with energy research labs, including NASA materials lab and NREL’s biomass group, focusing on energy efficiency for the transportation industry.  Following her degree, Allison spent a summer working for an Icelandic start-up producing renewable methanol.


B.Sc.,Chemical Engineering, Stanford University

Authored Works

Mapping Incentives to Change

The costs of commuting are widespread, City leaders, transportation planners, and companies are looking to implement commuting solutions to ensure employees are happy and healthy, while simultaneously saving cities and companies money and helping the planet.  Behavioral economics is an underutilized tool…


Understanding TNCs’ Impact on Cities

Thank you for visiting RMI Outlet. Since originally publishing a blog post on the topic of transportation network companies (TNCs) and their impacts on cities, we have received valuable feedback that we represented certain conclusions as definitive, when in fact they are not. A careful evaluation of the analysis and…


Choosing to Ditch the Car Commute: What Helps Office Workers Decide

Which is more valuable, a parking spot at work or help switching to a clean and healthy commute? That is the decision Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) employees in Boulder, Colorado, made ahead of their move to the newly opened Boulder Commons North Building in the Boulder Junction district. Known as…


How Safe Are Self-Driving Cars?

On Tuesday, Waymo (formerly called Google’s Self Driving Car program) announced a bold new step in the deployment of electric automated mobility services that will eventually reduce CO2 emissions by almost a gigaton per year and help limit global temperature rise to less than 2 degrees. Hundreds of Arizonans…