Divya Gandhi

Planner (She/Her)

Divya is a Transportation Planner and Project Manager helping cities and counties plan and build equitable, affordable, accessible, and safe transportation systems. She has over half a decade of experience in managing and leading the development of multi-modal plans, high-capacity transit plans, active transportation plans, parking management studies, and systemic safety studies for cities, counties, and transit agencies. In addition, she has also been involved in drafting and preparing winning grant applications as well as conducting and facilitating public and stakeholder outreach engagement for various planning studies.

Divya serves as the Co-Managing Editor for the American Planning Association’s (APA) 2022 State of Transportation Planning (SoTP) Report, leading the development of the prestigious biennial report from vision and theme development to publication. She is the first non-American, first Indian-origin, and the youngest ever in the history of the APA to hold this office. She is actively involved with the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS), where she assists with the design and organization of the WTS’s prestigious Annual Mentorship Program. Divya completed her graduate studies in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University and her undergraduate studies in Urban and Regional Planning at CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India. Outside of work, she can be found exploring new neighborhoods, flowing through vinyasas, or finding her next favorite coffee shop!