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Pedro Homem de Gouveia


Pedro Homem de Gouveia

POLIS, Belgium

Pedro Homem de Gouveia is Senior Policy Advisor at POLIS, the leading network of European cities and regions advancing transport innovation. He coordinates the network’s work on EU Policy, and its working groups for Governance & Integration, and for Road Safety & Transport Security. He’s an architect with extensive experience in Urban Governance, Public Participation, Strategic Planning, Universal Design, Public Space, Pedestrian Accessibility, Street Safety, Policy Communication, and Inquiry by Design (surveys, focus groups, structured observation, user testing). He worked for more than 20 years at the local level, as a strategist, designer, trainer, consultant, and political advisor. In the City of Lisbon, he developed and implemented the Pedestrian Accessibility Plan, and kick-started the Vision Zero planning process.