The Brazilian transport sector has difficulties to act systematically due to the absence of a flow and use of information and integration of databases and actors. This activities are usually performed by Monitoring and Evaluation Systems (MES). In Brazil, these activities are still incipient and restricted to a few sectors, which have been structuring in the last decade with the help of international organizations. This article explores the concepts of the General Theory of Systems to propose guidelines for a MES that can make Brazilian public transport policies more organic and effective. Twelve specific aspects were proposed, grouped into three general aspects: interaction with the environment, its structure and its purpose. A Delphi survey was applied to specialists and indicated these elements are still insufficient or answer formalities in the Brazilian reality of the transport infrastructure sector.
infrastructure transport planning monitoring and evaluation system public policy