The Bureau of Good Roads
Fionnuala Quinn has a background as a civil engineer; local advocate; and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) educator. In 2015, she launched The Bureau of Good Roads to create civic education about good street design. She creates and runs hands-on activities and challenges by creating STEM camps, workshops, and classes on these topics. In her past professional work as an engineer for Alta Planning + Design, Fionnuala worked on innovative walking and biking designs. Fionnuala has also helped to lead a local volunteer organization focused on transforming suburbs so residents can have a safe and comfortable alternative to driving. As part of that work, she received national award recognition for a guide she authored to educate community members on the road design process. Having immigrated to the United States from Ireland after engineering school, Fionnuala brings her own perspective about transportation topics and communicating transportation design ideas. .
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