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Justice, Equity, and Transportation in Latin American Cities

  • Somerville College Woodstock Road OX2 6HD United Kingdom (map)

This panel will be chaired by Dr. Nihan Akyelken (Associate Professor in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford).


Rafael Pereira (DPhil/PhD Candidate in Geography, University of Oxford) will explore justice and equity in transportation policies from the point of those using transportation.

Juan Manuel del Nido (PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology, University of Manchester) will follow with insights on justice and equity across transportation providers.

Finally, Jorge Perez Jaramillo (architect, former Deputy Director of the Metropolitan Planning Area of Medellín, and visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge) will lend reflections on planning and policy from his experience helping to design Medellín’s “City of Life” urban planning strategy, which resulted in the 2016 Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize (