O.P. Agarwal is a Senior Urban Transport Specialist at the World Bank. For nearly 30 years, he was a member of the civil service in India and as one his assignments he headed the urban transport division of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. He was the key author of India’s National Urban Transport Policy and also developed a five year action plan for improving urban mobility in Indian cities over the 11th five year plan. He was also the Managing Director of the Urban Mass Transit Company, a joint venture company in India, engaged in developing sustainable urban mobility solutions. He has a master’s degree in Transportation and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.