Asha W. Agrawal, Ph.D.

Dr. Asha W. Agrawal

Education Director

Asha Weinstein Agrawal is Director of Education and Director the MTI National Transportation Finance Center. She is also Professor in the Urban and Regional Planning Department at San José State. Her research agenda is guided by a commitment to the principles of sustainability and equity: what planning and policy tools can communities adopt to encourage environmentally-friendly travel and improve accessibility for people struggling with poverty or other disadvantages? She has explored this question most deeply through two substantive areas, transportation finance policy and the travel behavior of pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders. Dr. Agrawal earned a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. More information, including a complete list of her publications, can be found here.


Viviann Ferea

Education Program Assistant

Viviann Ferea was appointed as Education Program Assistant in August 2000. As EPA, Ms. Ferea is the primary contact for marketing and administration of the Graduate Transportation Management Program. Among her many responsibilities, she manages the continued recruitment for the Certificate and Masters programs, she revises and maintains of the Education Program’s web site, and she manages the course planning and scheduling. Ms. Ferea received her BS in business marketing from the University of California, Davis. Her studies in public relations and experience in media sales are assets that help her to promote the program’s continued growth and success.