This paper attempts to quantify capital investment in transport around the world. Distinguishing public and private investment at the national and international level is the first step needed to shift investment towards more sustainable, low-carbon modes and systems.
- projectLeveraging national funding to advance sustainable transport projects in Mexico
- projectReducing road fatalities and saving lives through sustainable transport
- projectTransit-oriented development revitalizes India's twin cities
- projectCreating compact, inclusive, and livable communities
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has an ambitious target: to have 1,000 km (620 miles) of bikeways by 2023.
"A bus carrying 54 tourists fell into an abyss of almost 100 meters deep. The accident left a toll of 37 dead, 8 missing and 9 wounded. The tragedy took place because of bad road conditions. " -Diario El Comercio, June 23, 2013
Based on interviews with several stakeholders; a literature review on the first Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM); and consideration of the urban characteristics and transport needs of Indian cities, this report concludes that four key improvements are needed for the...
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.
January 2013 // Pilar Rodriguez, SIBRT and Metrocali, presented on advancing integrated transport in Latin American cities at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank.