CONSULTANT TEAM

The consultant team for the preparation of the Guidelines and Toolkits consists of Dr. Chiaki Kuranami (Team Leader), Mr. Christopher Rose, and Mr. Satoshi Ogita of PADECO Co., Ltd (Tokyo). Ms. Sonia Kapoor Arora (Senior Transport Specialist), Ms. Kanika Kalra (Senior Transport Specialist) and Mr. Sandeep Sharma of the Institute of Urban transport (IUT) also assisted the team throughout the TA with research, technical assistance, and organization of workshops and logistical support.

Additional contribution was made also by Mr. Alan Cannel who provided resource papers concerning technical issues on BRT, Ms. Masako Hatta who assisted in international case studies on BRT experience, Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Program (TRIPP) group of the IIT, Delhi headed by Prof. Geetam Tiwari, and Mr. Pradeep Kharola and Mr. Brendan Finn who provided resource papers concerning technical issues on Bus Service Improvement, as well as by Bruce Winston, Peter Mansell, Yoshiya Nakagawa of PADECO who provided various assistance during the preparation of the Guidelines and Toolkits.

The team would like to convey their special appreciation to Shri J.B Kshirsagar (Chief Planner, TCPO), Mr. Hubert Nove-Josserand (World Bank), Mr. Hideaki Iwasaki (ADB), Mr. Hiroaki Yamaguchi (ADB), Mr. Prodyut Dutt, and Mr. Markus Roesner for giving their valuable comments to earlier drafts.