Andrew Salzberg

Lecturer of Urban Mobility and Sustainability

Andrew Salzberg is passionate about building the sustainable transportation systems of the future. As an MIT lecturer, in 2020, he created a first of its kind Decarbonizing Urban Mobility course. He has also served as a strategic advisor to leading mobility and climate technology companies, including Transit App, ClimateView, and Populus.

From 2019-2020, he was awarded a Loeb fellow at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Before the Loeb fellowship, Salzberg 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, Salzberg 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 Bachelor of Civil Engineering from McGill University and a Master’s in Urban Planning from Harvard. As a graduate student, Salzberg worked at Transport for London through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Transit Lab.