Ravi Ponnapureddy
Director of Transportation

Ravi provides programmatic management and technical guidance to various staff members involved in all aspects of Metropolitan Transportation planning activities with emphasis on Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), Congestion Management Process, Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), Database Development, Air Quality, Transportation and Asset Management, and Public Transit.

He joined CRPC in December 2002 as a Transportation/Air Quality Planer. Since then, he served in various roles and capacities at CRPC prior to his current role as Director of Transportation. He worked as a Geographical Information System (GIS) Consultant for Pinellas County in Clearwater, FL for two years between 2007 and 2009.

He was born and raised in India.  He graduated from J.N.T.U College of Engineering with a Bachelors’ degree in Chemical Engineering.  Following his undergraduate stuides, he attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) where he received a Masters’ degree in Chemical Engineering.