Biography

Eng Ronald M. Lwakatare
Eng Ronald M. Lwakatare
Chief Executive

Ronald Muberwa Lwakatare is the Chief Executive of the Dar Rapid Transit (DART) Agency. He is an engineer with a BSc in Civil Engineering (Hons) and MSc in Highway Engineering both from the University of Dar es Salaam. He is a public civil servant with 25 years of experience.

Eng. Lwakatare started his career in 1993 by working with the Ministry of Works, holding various positions including the post of Deputy Manager at the Roads Fund Board. In January 2016, he was appointed to head the DART Agency with is under the President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government.

One of the main duties of Eng. Lwakatare at the DART Agency is to manage the Bus Rapid Transit project. The project comprises six phases with a total length of around 141 kilometres. The first phase with 20.9 kilometres is already operational since May 2016 with bus fleet of 140 buses under a Public Private Partnership arrangement.