Senior Transportation Planner & Data Scientist


  Years of Experience: 7

  Years at Foursquare ITP: 1

Seyedmostafa (Sal) Zahedi is a transportation planner and senior data scientist with a focus on transit and mobility-on-demand services. During his Ph.D. at Northeastern University, he researched the intersection of the two modes aiming to address the weaknesses of one through the strength of the other. Sal is passionate about seeking solutions for healthy and mutually beneficial co-existence between public transportation and mobility-on-demand through integrating design and operation of these services. Prior to his Ph.D., Sal spent two years as a transportation planner modeling travel demand and mode choice using linear regression and logit formulations. His experience includes designing transportation systems using mathematical models, optimization techniques, data analytics, and simulation. 


PhD, Transportation Engineering
Northeastern University

MS, Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning
Sharif University of Technology

BS, Civil Engineering
Shiraz University