Srikanth is an Associate – Urban Transport at EMBARQ India. He is currently engaged in a couple of projects; Bus Karo Plus and an accessibility project in Mysore. As part of the Bus Karo Plus initiative, he assists public bus operators in the cities of Hubli-Dharwad, Gulbarga and Mysore to identify and solve issues related to operations. He also assists the bus operator in Chennai to put together a maintenance and driver training system. In addition to the Bus Karo Plus work in Mysore, Srikanth assists city agencies to develop a conceptual model for pedestrianizing the inner city and linking it with a public bicycle scheme.
Prior to EMBARQ, Srikanth was employed as a researcher at the Indian Institute of Science, where he developed a web based multi-modal trip planner for Bangalore city. Before that he interned at the International Institute of Geo-sciences and Earth Observation (ITC), Netherlands where he developed a methodology to spatially evaluate transit oriented development and used the case of Ahmedabad city to support the methodology. He has also worked for a few years as a programmer.
Srikanth has a Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rashtreeya Vidhyalaya college of Engineering, Bangalore and a Masters’ degree in Civil engineering and Management (Transportation) from the University of Twente, The Netherlands.