Filipe Simões

Head of Niterói de Bicicleta, Municipal Department of Mobility and Urbanism, Niteroi City Hall

Filipe is an architect and urban planner who graduated from Universidade Federal Fluminense, his focus was modal integration and mobility by a bicycle. He is an urban cyclist and bicycle mobility enthusiast as a transport solution in Brazilian cities. He has been working on policies to encourage bicycle mobility since 2015, and took the lead in Niterói de Bicicleta (Niterói by Bicycle) in 2020. During this period, he coordinated a comprehensive structuring of the organization and implemented actions that resulted in over 40+ km of cycling infrastructure and an extensive bicycle culture promotion program.


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