Vasconcellos (Alcantara De)
Researcher (Smaller Project 2007)
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Eduardo Alcântara de Vasconcellos is an engineer and sociologist and has been working with
urban transport in Brazil since 1975 and also at the international level since 1985. He has a master
and a PHD degrees in Political Science (Public Policies) and conducted his post‐doctoral research
and teaching on transport in developing countries at Cornell University, US (1993‐1995). He is
currently director of the Instituto Movimento in São Paulo, Brazil and main technical advisor for
ANTP, the Brazilian Association of Public Transport. He has several papers published in
international journals and is the author of the book “Urban transport, environment and equity —
the case for developing countries" (Earthscan, 2001, UK).

Project title: Evaluation of recent transport sustainability policies in Brazil
Host organisation: Instituto Movimento, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Evaluation of recent transport sustainability policies in Brazil
Year: 2007
Type: Final Report

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