Udayalaksmanakartiyasa Halim | Research & Policy Manager
Holding a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from University Indonesia, Udaya has been pursuing his passion in public transportation and urban development at ITDP since 2011. Over the years, Udaya has been involved in projects in many Indonesian cities (Jakarta, Bandung, Medan, Batam), and also in Vientiane (Lao PDR), Karachi (Pakistan), Baku (Azerbaijan), Peshawar (Pakistan), Dili (East Timor) and Suva (Fiji). By joining a large number of projects, he developed expertise in non-motorized transport (NMT), transit-oriented development (TOD), and transport demand management (TDM).
He developed his expertise by providing technical assistance to the Peshawar NMT Conceptual Planning and the Peshawar Sustainable BRT Corridor Project, TOD planning in four given areas along the proposed BRT corridor, researching new approaches to implement sustainable low-carbon transport in the Asia and Pacific Region, devising existing parking problems in Jakarta, developing suitable parking management systems, and developing potential network of greenways and NMT improvements in Jakarta. Besides public transportation & urban affairs, Udaya also enjoys reading non-fiction, listening to Japanese music, watching movies, and riding his bicycle to work.