The World Bank and EMBARQ Mexico concluded its month-long 2013 Leaders in Urban Transport Planning capacity building program in Mexico City on May 25.
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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...
Augusto Barrera Guarderas, Mayor of Quito, Ecuador, presented on integrated transport at Transforming Transportation 2013. For more materials from the conference, visit www.TransformingTransportation.org.
Against a backdrop of increasing urban mobility demands and growing concerns about the impacts of climate change, more national governments are investing in the development of urban and metropolitan mass transit systems. Within the last 10 years, national governments in several populous...
This article was originally published in Portuguese on EMBARQ Brasil.
This was originally published on WRI.org
EMBARQ India, in partnership with the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC), organized a half-day workshop in Rajkot, India on September 9 to discuss the need for reforms in the city's auto-rickshaw sector.
Major automobile companies spend billions of dollars annually to advertise their products to customers. In an attempt to give public transport a competitive edge, this reports aims to help guide cities and public transit agencies make mass transit a competitive and desirable alternative to...
This report reviews and synthesizes information regarding challenges experienced by transport system decision makers in three key areas: planning, implementation and operations. In order to assist urban transport planners and implementing agencies, the study also provides recommendations on...
- Photo Essay
In the suburbs on the outskirts of Mexico City, residents like Martita are under-served by mass transport. It can take anywhere from two and a half to three hours to commute to and from work. Unreliable service and daily breakdowns are just part of Martita's daily commute. EMBARQ is working in...