Juan Carlos Muñoz, BRT+ researcher and former director appointed Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications in Chile

Juan Carlos Muñoz has been appointed Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications for the upcoming government in Chile, whose governing period will begin on March 2022. The Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications is the highest authority in Chile in its area and its decisions have deep and long term impacts in investments and mobility alternatives in both, urban and rural areas.

Juan Carlos has been related on several occasions to the public sector, having assessed the deployment  and then the evolution of the metropolitan public transport system in Santiago and also being a member of the board of director of metropolitan subway in Santiago and Valparaíso.

As BRT+ Centre of Excellence we are greatly proud of Juan Carlos and we wish him the best. We hope this appointment will help to improve the sustainability of our cities and the quality of the human environment.