team & careers

Andrew Salzberg
Transportation Initiative Program Officer

Andrew Salzberg is a lecturer at MIT, where he created a first-of-its-kind Decarbonizing Urban Mobility course. He also has served as a strategic advisor to leading mobility and climate organizations, including Transit App, ClimateView, Climate Group, and Populus.

In 2020, he served as a transportation and climate change policy advisor to the Biden presidential campaign. He also sits on the board of directors of MobilityData.

From 2019-2020, he was a Loeb fellow at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Before the Loeb fellowship, Andrew created and held a unique executive role at Uber, focused on making the rideshare application a positive part of the future of urban transportation. He created Uber’s first teams focused on partnerships with public transportation agencies and environmental sustainability, led the development of Uber’s first data-sharing tool for government agencies, and spearheaded Uber’s support for “congestion pricing” around the world.

Prior to joining Uber, Andrew worked at the World Bank on a team that developed a multi-billion dollar lending program for China’s transport and urban development.

He holds a B.A. of Civil Engineering from McGill University and an M.A. in Urban Planning from Harvard.

Hear Andrew’s appearances on My Climate Journey or The War on Cars.

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