• The association of Latin American Integrated Transportation Systems and Bus Rapid Transit (SIBRT), in partnership with BHTrans and EMBARQ Brasil is inviting you to the SIBRT Third Congress: “Best Practices in SIBRT in Latin America,” in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 4 to 7, 2013.

  • BikeLab Istanbul project hosts workshop

    EMBARQ Turkiye’s BikeLab Istanbul hosted a February 11th workshop, in which experts addressed the role of the bicycle in Turkey’s transportation framework and discussed issues of safety, the design of a bike network, and the challenges of employing the bicycle as a means of transportation in Turkey’s urban areas.

  • EMBARQ India and Shakti Foundation co-host discussion on creating accessible cities through land-use and transport integration

    EMBARQ India and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation co-hosted a panel discussion entitled “The Next Round of JnNURM Investments in Urban Transport: Opportunities and Challenges” on 13th February 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

  • Safer, cleaner and affordable transport for all is the focus of a partnership between UN-HABITAT and EMBARQ.

    UN-HABITAT, the United Nations agency for human settlements, is promoting sustainable urban development and adequate shelter for all. The joint initiative is a sustainable transport effort highlighting the needs of poor and vulnerable groups, and strives to make urban mobility planning more participatory, and to improve access for all to transport possibilities.

  • Representatives of the Brasília’s state government, bus service providers, construction companies and other stakeholders involved in the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor of the Brazilian capital are meeting until tomorrow in a Strategic Alignment Workshop, coordinated by EMBARQ Brasil. The project will have great benefits for the city and its inhabitants, with travel time on the public transportation Axis South to be halved and CO2 emissions to be significantly reduced.

  • Signing of long-term agreement deemed critical in dispelling continued uncertainty

    “It is not possible to continue to receive extensions in the regulations of imported used vehicles. It is urgent to have long-term public policies that allow for planning, and the State should implement strong measures to enable monitoring of imported used cars," concluded representatives from civil associations across Mexico, including EMBARQ México, Centro Mario Molina, and the Mexican Center for Environmental Law.

  • Partners in the Transforming Transportation 2013 conference share lessons, ideas, and opportunities for action

    Urbanization is one of the most significant modern-day phenomena and making urban transport more sustainable has become an urgent development priority. Six out of 10 people will live in cities by 2030. These growing cities are struggling to provide services to residents and deal with overburdened roads, as well as the threat of climate change and rising road traffic injuries.

  • EMBARQ Brasil team edges out competitors, Natura and Gisele Bundchen

    EMBARQ Brasil placed first in the Sustainability category of Brazil’s Top Blog 2012 awards, for their blog, TheCityFixBrazil. The award was presented to EMBARQ Brasil’s Rejane Fernandes, Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti, and Mariana Gil in a January 26th awards ceremony at Sao Paulo’s Paulista University. 


  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, and The Honorable Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City were featured in the keynote address at the 10th annual Transforming Transportation last Friday in Washington, D.C. This year's meeting of government leaders, policy experts, economists, and transport practitioners highlighted big opportunities for sustainable transport at the global, national, and local levels.


  • The World Resources Institute, led by its sustainable transport center, EMBARQ, and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) established a partnership today that will further their mutual goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from urban transportation. The partnership focuses on scaling up solutions and enhancing C40 cities transport efforts related to sustainable urban planning, bus rapid transit systems, and non-motorized transit initiatives.


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