Andrea Hamre, Ph.D.
Andrea Hamre, Ph.D. is a Research Associate in the Mobility and Public Transportation Program with 10 years of experience in the field of transportation. She offers subject matter expertise in analyzing travel behavior and evaluating transportation policies, including sustainable and equitable transportation policy and planning, as well as transportation demand management. Dr. Hamre’s dissertation evaluated low-income access to employer-based transit benefits, and she has published peer-reviewed research on commuter benefits, cycling, multimodal travel, and regional planning. Dr. Hamre has particular expertise working with national and regional household travel surveys, and she primarily uses Excel, Stata, and ArcGIS. While most of her work utilizes quantitative methods, Dr. Hamre has also employed qualitative methods for comparative assessments of transportation policies.
Dr. Hamre is professionally engaged as the Paper Review Coordinator for the TRB Standing Committee on Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy (AP030), and a Member of the Project Panel for TCRP J-11/Task 39 An Evaluation of Fare-Free Public Transportation.
Dr. Hamre earned her M.S. in Applied Economics and Ph.D. in Planning from Virginia Tech, and her B.A. in Environmental Studies from Middlebury College.
Research Focus Affiliations
- Mobility and Public Transportation