Shreya Gadepalli

South Asia Director, ITDP India

Shreya Gadepalli is the South Asia Director at the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). She currently leads ITDP’s South Asia team in guiding public agencies on the implementation of sustainable transport and urban planning best practices, reform of urban transport policy and capacity building of public officials and practitioners. Shreya is regarded as one of the foremost experts on sustainable urban mobility in India. She has guided the planning of bus rapid transit (BRT) in many cities across India including Ahmedabad’s Janmarg—India’s first high-quality BRT system. Her other areas of expertise include planning and design of non-motorised transport facilities, parking management, and transit-oriented development. She has contributed to national and state policies, guidelines, and standards, and is sought after as a speaker on issues urban mobility. Shreya received a Master’s in Industrial Design from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering.