ITDP is a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City with offices in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, and the United States. ITDP’s programs focus on public transport, non-motorized transport, travel demand management, parking, transport policy, and urban development.

Pedro Bastos

Public Transport Analyst

Pedro Bastos is a Public Transport Analyst at ITDP Brazil and a Ph.D. candidate in Urban & Regional Planning (IPPUR/UFRJ). Since 2014, Pedro has dedicated his professional journey to research and consultancy in transportation, urbanization, and social issues. He is originally a Bachelor in Business & Public Management (UNIRIO) with expertise and a master’s degree in Policy, Urban & Regional Planning (IPPUR/UFRJ).

Previously, co-authored diagnostic reports and co-managed interdisciplinary/inter-institutional projects on electrification of transport, bicycle mobility, and commuting travel plans at the Laboratory of Sustainable Mobility (LABMOB). In addition, he was also a researcher at Observatório das Metrópoles, where he examined accessibility issues during Rio’s transportation shifts on public bus cuts between 2015-16.

Pedro is supposed to defend his Ph.D. on investigating narratives & solutions on smart mobility and mutual urbanization meanings. Last but not least, Pedro loves cycling and photographing urban-related views.


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