For most Latin American and Caribbean cities, public transport is the single most important way to access opportunity and essential services for most urban dwellers, from finding a job to education to health care. At the same time, it is “informal” or semiformal service providers rather than formal providers that account for more than half of all public transport trips in the … [Read more...] about Implementing reforms in informal and semi-formal transport in Latin America
Dario Hidalgo supports WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities' international team of transport engineers and planners. This team is involved in walking, bicycling, public transport, new mobility and demand management projects and policy support in multiple developing countries, particularly in Colombia, México, Brazil, Turkey, India and China. He has more than 30 years of experience as a transport expert, consultant, and government official. He has taken part in urban transport projects and taught training courses in 15+ countries. He is also a lecturer in transport planning and is the author of 83 publications. He holds Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in Transportation Planning from Ohio State University, and a Civil Engineering degree from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. He has been part of WRI for 11 years.