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Ramon Munoz-Raskin

Senior Transport Specialist
Ramon Munoz-Raskin is a senior transport specialist working for the World Bank Transport and ICT Global Practice with an emphasis in urban mobility, railways and roads. His World Bank work has supported Latin American and African national and local governments with the implementation of transport reforms and projects including urban mobility, mass transit systems, railway systems, rural roads, highways, national transport programs and transport policies. Currently, Ramon is based in the World Bank Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) office.
 
Prior to joining the Bank he had work experience in Europe and the Americas. He worked in the public sector, with other multilateral organizations, academia, private sector (construction and consulting) and a global NGO. In the United States Department of Transportation, he was a Team Leader for the Federal Transit Administration New Starts Program supporting urban mass transit projects (bus rapid transit, metro, commuter rail, light rail), and subsequently a Regional Manager for Federal Railroad Administration’s President Obama’s High Speed and Intercity Passenger ​​Rail Program. He also has experience with the road and aviation sectors. 
 
Ramon holds a Masters in Urban Planning from Columbia University, New York City, and a Civil Engineering degree from Polytechnic University, Madrid. He has several peer-reviewed journal publications on topics including transport planning, policy and economics. Ramon is a member of the TRB Committee for Transportation in the Developing Countries and a founder of the Lee Schipper Scholarship for Sustainable Transport.