ITDP is a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City with offices in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, and the United States. ITDP’s programs focus on public transport, non-motorized transport, travel demand management, parking, transport policy, and urban development.

Sruti Venkatakrishnan

Research Associate-Urban Development

Sruti Venkatakrishnan started working with the ITDP India Programme in 2018 and has been donning several hats ever since. From assisting with the planning and review of design and implementation of Complete Streets, to actively facilitating capacity building programmes for government and non-government institutions, she has been supporting various facets of urban development across Tamil Nadu. In addition, she is engaged with the production of various Complete Streets publications. Prior to joining ITDP, Sruti worked with L&T Construction in Chennai. She then graduated with a Master’s degree in Sustainable Urban Design from the University of Nottingham, UK. An urban designer by profession, Sruti strongly believes that cities should be designed at human-eye level. She aspires to create people-friendly public spaces that focus primarily on the vitality of urban areas while ensuring social, economic, and environmental sustainability. When not mulling over design, Sruti can be found enjoying a good book, music, swimming, or traveling.


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