Juan Miguel Velasquez, Associate with EMBARQ's Global Research and Practice team, presented EMBARQ's Social, Environmental, and Economic Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in a webinar for the BRT Centre of Excellence.
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EMBARQ's mission is to catalyze and help implement environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable urban transport and urban development solutions to improve quality of life in cities. This brochure looks at six ways EMBARQ's work creates impact on the ground - lives saved, people served...
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New analysis of four iconic cities shows that commuters can save millions of hours of travel time by shifting to bus rapid transit (BRT) systems. The report draws primarily from case studies conducted in Bogotá, Mexico City, Johannesburg and Istanbul. Findings point to BRT’s capacity to improve...
For more information, read the full EMBARQ report on Social, Environmental and Economic Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit.
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The TransOeste bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was completed in June 2012. With a daily ridership of 2.4 million, 12 corridors, and 78 kilometers (48.5 miles) of dedicated bus lanes, TransOeste is the...
In 2002, EMBARQ opened EMBARQ México—a Mexican nongovernmental organization staffed with transport engineers, urban planners, and policy experts—and partnered with the Mexico City government to develop a bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor on a high-profile avenue running through the heart of the Me
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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...