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Andre Dantas先生 講演会

2011年度土木計画学研究委員会 第7回国際セミナー
7th International Seminar of Committee of Infrastructure Planning and Management in FY 2011

会場:京都大学 桂キャンパス C Cluster, Jin-Yu Hall (Room 311)

講演者:Dr. Andre Dantas (National Association of Urban Transport Companies)

Presentation outline:
Dr. Andre Dantas will present the most recent initiatives on the implementation of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems in Brazil. He will discuss the details of how 12 Brazilian cities are geared towards planning, managing and operating high quality public transport services.
In specific, the presentation will show the overall context of each study area and how BRT will be incorporated as part of the existing system. Also, details of the basic, executive and operation plans will be described. Dr. Dantas’ presentation is part of the National Association of Urban Transport Companies’ (NTU) initiatives to encourage the development of efficient and equitable public transport systems in Brazil.

Dr. Andre Dantas’ BIO:
Dr. Dantas is an internationally recognized professional working in strategic planning and related areas who has has acted as an expert consultant around the world. In these projects, Dr. Dantas has provided advisory services to a large variety of infrastructure-related clients.
The Urban Transportation Network Reliability Assessment Techniques in Beijing, China and the Port of Brisbane Motorway upgrade, Australia are examples of major projects in which Dr. Dantas used his modeling, economics, planning and logistics background. MWH Australia also used Andre’s services in business and service development activities. Taking advantage of his fluency in Portuguese, English, Spanish and Japanese. During his tenure at the University of Canterbury, Dr. Dantas participated in a series of applied research projects such as logistics of postal services, energy constrained transport systems and airport cities. Dr. Dantas returned to Brazil in 2010, where he has been involved in a consultancy project about the cost of rural school transport. Since 2011, Dr. Dantas is working at the National Association of Urban Transport Companies, where he leads a technical team providing assistance to over 600 bus operators throughout Brazil.