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Sindhu Bharadwaj

Title: Program Manager, Policy
Sindhu Bharadwaj

Sindhu is the Program Manager of Policy at NACTO. She leads NACTO’s work on emerging technology and innovation, covering autonomous vehicles, mobility data, and pricing. Sindhu also coordinates with city leaders to advance the NACTO network’s top Federal and state legislative priorities.

Prior to joining NACTO, Sindhu completed a capstone project on transit access and equity with the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority, focusing on neighborhoods historically impacted by highway construction. She also worked as a Graduate Fellow with MassINC, a Boston-based think tank, conducting policy research on transit-oriented development in Massachusetts.

Sindhu received her MS in Environmental Planning at the University of Michigan where she was a Rackham Masters Award recipient and part of the Environmental Fellows Program’s 2017 cohort. She holds a BA in Politics and Cultural Studies from New York University and is dedicated to making urban transportation work for everyone.