Sangmin Lee
Director, Department of Global Transport Cooperation, Republic of Korea

Sangmin Lee is the director of the Department of Global Transport Cooperation and was vice-president of the Korea Transport Institute. He holds a bachelor's degree in Architectural Engineering and a master's degree in Engineering (Urban Planning) from Yonsei University, and a Ph.D. in Transport Economics from the University of Leeds.


The Republic of Korea improved mass transit efficiency through the integration of transport nodes, fare systems, and information services.

Case Study

Maneuvering through the web of stakeholder interests, the Republic of Korea institutionalized a service-oriented bus transportation system in Seoul and its satellite cities in surrounding provinces.