| International Workshop on Urban Transport Sustainability

Keynote Speakers

Bert van Wee. TU Delft, Netherlands: Professor in Transport Policy and Logistics and head of the section at Delft University of Technology, faculty Technology, Policy and Management. His main interests are in long-term developments in transport, the environment, safety and accessibility, and in policy analyses. Until 2003 he co-ordinated the traffic and transport activities at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands. Participated in the production of the National Environmental Outlooks. Read more.

Carey Curtis. Curtin University, Australia: Carey Curtis is an Associate Professor in land use and transport planning at Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia. She is a Commissioner on the Western Australian Planning Commission, and also on the Transport Committee. Her research interests focus on sustainable transport and include the areas of transport policy, travel behaviour, travel demand management, land use and transport integration. Carey is a member of the Planning Institute Australia and the Royal Town Planning Institute, UK. Read more.

Felipe Targa. Universidad de los Andes, Colombia: Felipe Targa was Deputy Minister of Transport of Colombia from 2010 to 2012. He successfully designed one of the most progressive policy elements of the actual National Development Plan of Colombia, introducing an Avoid-Shift-Improve approach for urban transport interventions. He also created the Sustainable Urban Mobility Unit under the Ministry of Transport and contributed to the first national public policy document on public space. Currently, he is Associate Researcher at Los Andes University and Director of the SEGC CityLab, a multidisciplinary consultancy center from the academic research, supporting innovation in planning and design of green and equitable urban transport and public space infrastructure. Read more.

Francisco Martínez. Universidad de Chile, Chile: Civil Engineer, University of Chile, Master of Arts and Ph.D., U. Leeds. Vice Chancellor of Economic and Institutional Management, University of Chile. Research  areas: Theory and models of urban location; Interaction transport – land use, accessibility-, Methods of assessing urban management policies (regulations and subsidies). He is the creator of the Land Use Model for Santiago, MUSSA. Read more.

Juan Antonio Carrasco. Universidad de Concepción, Chile: Principal researcher in CEDEUS. Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. Civil Industrial Engineer, University of Concepción. Master of Science in Engineering, Transportation Engineering, UC.  Doctor of Philosophy, Engineering and Transport Planning, University of Toronto. Areas of research: Social context of transport demand, land use and transportation, and transportation behavior models. Read more.

Kevin Krizek. University of Colorado, USA: Professor of Environmental Design and Transport at the University of Colorado (CU) where he also serves as Outreach and Education Coordinator for Sustainability initiatives. He is a 2013 fellow of the Leopold Leadership Program and for 2013-14, has been awarded a U.S.-Italy Fulbright Scholarship. Krizek heads the Active Communities / Transportation (ACT) Research Group–graduate students and researchers studying how land use-transportation policies influence household residential location decisions and travel behavior (including walking and cycling). He is appointed to the bicycle transportation committee of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, and is the Senior Transportation Fellow for the Environmental Center at CU. Read more.

Lake Sagaris. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile: Postdoctoral researcher in CEDEUS. She belongs to Access and Mobility Cluster. BFA, MSc., Urbanism PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Transport Engineering and Logistics Department, Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CEDEUS). Areas of research: Citizen participation  and civil society development through urban planning, sustainable transport city building urban design and lifestyle changes for human-powered transportation (tricycle-bike). Read more.

Reid Ewing. University of Utah, USA: Ph.D., is a Professor of City and Metropolitan Planning at the University of Utah, associate editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association, columnist for Planning magazine, and Fellow of the Urban Land Institute. Earlier in his career, he was director of the Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University and research professor at the National Center for Smart Growth. He served two terms in the Arizona legislature, and worked on urban policy issues at the Congressional Budget Office. He holds masters degrees in Engineering and City Planning from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Transportation Systems from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more.

Yves Crozet. Université Lyon II, France: Economist, specialist transport economics. Professor at the University of Lyon, Institute of Political Studies (Institut d’études politiques – IEP), Laboratory of Transport Economics (Laboratoire d’économie des Transports – LET).