Taufiq Balala is a public servant of County Government of Mombasa, Kenya. He is County Executive Member for the Department of Transport, Infrastructure & Public Works since 2015. Since his appointment he has been a proponent in launching a series of transformative improvements and design to build high quality and high capacity system of public transport combined with walking and cycling infrastructure improvements. He has collaborated with number of foreign Government partner countries to share strategies, challenges, research, survey and study international best practices in sustainable transport. He has a bold vision to reduce commute times by more than a half by introducing a BRT system, intelligent traffic system, water transport system and improve on non-motorized traffic.