A propos / Bio
Mark Zuidgeest is Assistant Professor Urban Transport in the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente in The Netherlands. He has 15 years’ experience in the transport sector, both as an academic and as a consultant. He is specialized in sustainable urban transport development and geo-information. He is a member of the UN partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), an international think tank on transport and climate change, as well as of The Netherlands expert group on non-motorized transport (Cycling.nl). He has written a PhD dissertation on Sustainable Urban Transport Development and published several articles on this theme. He has worked extensively overseas in urban transport and infrastructure related projects in several countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Caribbean. Dr. Zuidgeest is secretary of the international Cycling Academic Network (CAN), a collaboration between universities studying the role of cycling in sustainable urban development.