Andi Hamre, PhD, is the Director of Policy & Research at the Eno Center for Transportation. In this role, she leads and contributes to timely policy research and expert analysis across a broad spectrum of transportation issues, and provides organizational and team leadership to support Eno’s mission.
Dr. Hamre has over a decade of experience in the field of transportation, and interdisciplinary training in applied economics and planning. She is a subject matter expert on issues relating to sustainability, safety, and equity, and has published peer-reviewed research on regional planning, transit benefits, multimodal travel, and cycling. During graduate school, she interned with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics as USDOT and was an Eisenhower Fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year. Her dissertation used a transport justice framework and MPO household travel survey data to evaluate low-income access to employer-based transit benefits.
Prior to joining Eno, Dr. Hamre was a researcher in the Mobility & Public Transportation Program at Montana State University’s Western Transportation Institute. While at WTI, she gained experience with rural and small urban transportation issues. Dr. Hamre also earned First Place in the Professionals Category in Eno’s Martin Wachs Memorial Essay Contest in 2022.
Dr. Hamre has also taught and guest lectured on sustainable transportation policy and planning in a variety of settings, including a Winter Term 2022 course for Middlebury College and a short course for Montana State University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. She currently serves as a Member of TRB’s Standing Committee on Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy (AP030).
Dr. Hamre earned her Bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College, and her Master’s and Doctorate degrees from Virginia Tech.