Eric Bruun

International public transport expert

Researcher info


University of Cape Town


Built Environment

Contact information

informal transport public transport in developing countries sub Saharan African cities transport governance

Research projects

  • Project date 1.4.2008–1.4.2012
  • Head of research Roger Behrens, U of Cape Town
  • Language n/a

Phase I of this project was to understand the business models, governance structures and public perceptions of the the informal and paratransit sectors of public transport in three case study cities: Cape Town, Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. Phase II, still unfunded, is to provide some low cost solutions or partial solutions to deficiencies identified in Phase I.


Marianne Vanderschuren, U of Cape Town, Romano Del Mistro, U of Cape Town, Dorothy McCormack, U of Nairobi, David Mfinanga, U of Dar Es Salaam, Eric Bruun, Aalto University