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Juan José Méndez

Secretary of Transportation, Buenos Aires

Juan José Méndez is Buenos Aires’ Secretary of Transportation. With previous experience as an entrepreneur, he began working in the public sector in 2010 as chief of staff of Transit and Transportation. As part of the team that implemented the “Sustainable Mobility Plan”, he received the “Sustainable Transport Award 2014”. The plan’s main objectives include incentivizing the use of public transportation, promoting healthy mobility ways and reducing road accidents through the development of infrastructure, technology and education. In representation of the City, Juan José is a Director at the Metropolitan Transportation Agency. It’s main mission is developing public policies with the national and provincial governments in order to enhance the mobility in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area.