Policy & Strategy

Co-Author: “The equity impacts of bus rapid transit: a review of the evidence, and implications for sustainable transport” (2017)

This paper, “The equity impacts of BRT: a review of the evidence” (Venter, C., Jennings, G., Hidalgo, D. & Pineda, A. F. V), published in International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, offers an analysis of empirical evidence on the equity impacts of … Continue reading →

Co-Author: “The case for investing in paratransit: strategies for regulation and reform” (VREF, 2017)

“The case for investing in paratransit: strategies for regulation and reform” summarizes, updates and presents the main messages in the book publication Paratransit in African Cities: operations, regulation and reform, edited by Roger Behrens, Dorothy McCormick and David Mfinanga (Routledge, 2016). … Continue reading →

Research & writing: UNEP’s “Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling” (UNEP)

This new report, Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling – policies and realities from around the world, was published in 2016 by Share the Road, led by UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report highlights the importance of investment in walking and … Continue reading →

Developing a Flexible Working Programme: Transport for Cape Town and City of Cape Town

The Flexible Working Programme (FWP) Strategy (first draft, 2015) is one response to Transport for Cape Town’s Travel Demand Management (TDM) Strategy, and proposes measures that not only attend to critical sustainable transportation matters, but also have the added benefit … Continue reading →

Research & reporting: “Policies for Sustainable Accessibility & Mobility in Urban Areas of Africa”

Prepared and published by the Sub-Saharan African Transport Policy Programme (SSATP) in 2015, this Working Paper is addressed to policy- and decision-makers, andproposes a set of policies which aim to improve accessibility and mobility in urban areas of Africa. Large and … Continue reading →

Walking & Cycling (NMT) Specialist: Rustenburg Rapid Transport, North West, SA

In 2010 Rustenburg Local Municipality start planning for a Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) service, and commissioned the services of a team to manage the project. My role, from 2011-2014, was to establish a pedestrian and bicycle-friendly environment within the BRT route … Continue reading →

NMT specialist: Ekurhuleni (South Africa) Metro Municipality Bus Rapid Transit

In 2013 the Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality started planning Phase 1 A and Phase 1B of its Bus Rapid Transit Project, North/South Corridor from ORT International Airport to Tembisa. From 2013 until 2015 I worked as the NMT specialist on the project, awarded … Continue reading →