Director Research and Practice, EMBARQ
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Dr. Hidalgo manages the EMBARQ Network´s international team of transport engineers and environmental scientists. He has more than 20 years of experience as a transport expert, consultant, and government official.
He was Deputy General Manager of TRANSMILENIO S.A., Bogotá´s renowned Bus Rapid Transit system. As a consultant for international agencies and local governments, Dario has taken part in projects and taught training courses on sustainable urban transport in multiple countries across Latin America, Asia and Africa. He has also been a graduate level lecturer in urban planning and is the author of more than 55 publications and conference presentations, including an extensive review of bus systems in developing countries.
Research Organization: CoE Santiago, Chile
10 Years with the FUT-programme
Year: 2011
Type: Book

Curitiba, the cradle of bus rapid transit
Year: 2010
Type: Research article

BRT in Latin America – high capacity and performance, rapid implementation, low cost
Year: 2010
Type: Research article

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