At last month’s International Congress for Sustainable Transport in Mexico City, Robin King, Director of Urban Development for EMBARQ, hosted a workshop focused on the question: “What kind of city do you want to live in?” Instead of discussing t
The mass public use of social media—including blogging, Facebook, and Twitter—is changing the way we conceive of and discuss urban policy. These are not only powerful tools for exchanging ideas, but also effective platforms for the democratization of discourse around urban issues traditionally di
For the second year in a row, EMBARQ researchers have won the Fred Burggraf award in recognition of excellence in transportation research by researchers 35 years of age or younger, awarded by the Transportation Research Board (
Saul Alveano, Service Quality Coordinator at EMBARQ Mexico, presented on the factors that define quality service for public transport in Mexican cities. Mexico has made efforts to improve transport service and make organization changes, in
Sustainable urban transport creates more inclusive and prosperous cities. We seem to have a consensus of what is required. However, urban society as a whole is still far away from achieving what we need.
The presentation is from a webinar hosted by EMBARQ India, addressing major challenges and lessons from the implementation of transit oriented development (
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With a population of nearly 10 million people, Bangalore has witnessed explosive urban growth and increased motorization in recent years. City planners responded to this unprecedented growth by building and expanding roads for cars, without fully...