Policy Director, 3RFM Program
Mollie Cohen D'Agostino's work focuses on the 3 Revolutions in Transportation: vehicle sharing, electrification and increased automation. These forces are profoundly changing how we travel and may cause unknown changes to traffic congestion, equity, air pollution, and energy use. Maximizing net positive social and environmental impacts of these revolutionary forces is the mission of the 3 Revolutions Future Mobility (3R) Program. Ms. D'Agostino leads the policy outreach component of the 3R Program, and her work aims to provide an independent foundation of knowledge to decision makers. She leads the annual policy conference, legislative briefings, and other outreach events, as well as leading in the publication of policy briefs and issue papers. She has also spoken at dozens of external events and conferences to represent the 3R Program.
Ms. D’Agostino recently provided expert testimony to the California Senate Transportation and Housing Committee in a hearing on autonomous vehicle legislation. Her prior work spans several sectors and includes environmental policy, community development and transportation planning. She worked with the California League of Conservation Voters, the City of Oakland’s Department of Housing and Community Development and she served as an Assistant Transportation Planner to the Alameda County Transportation Commission. She carries a Master’s in Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, and a B.A. in Political Science and the Program for the Environment, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Ms. D'Agostino has a dual position in the Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy, and at UC Davis and the Institute of Transportation Studies, at UC Davis.