Andrew Salzberg explains why transit data accessibility will help save the planet
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This episode we're talking with Andrew Salzberg. Andrew is the Head of Policy at Transit, the largest public transportation app in North America. 

From 2019-2020, Andrew was a Loeb fellow at Harvard, where he created the Decarbonizing Transportation newsletter. Before the Loeb fellowship, he created and held a unique executive role at Uber, where he created the first teams focused on partnerships with public transportation agencies and environmental sustainability. And prior to joining Uber, Andrew worked at the World Bank on urban and transport development in China. He teaches at MIT and Columbia, holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from McGill University, and a Master’s in Urban Planning from Harvard.

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