December 10, 2013 // Webinar. Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ’s Director of Research and Practice, presented a webinar on financing urban transport policies and programs.
December 5, 2013 // Dialogue on Sustainable Transport and Traffic Safety. Nicolae Duduta, Associate Transport Planner for EMBARQ, shares information on how biking, walking, and mass transport can reduce traffic accidents and save lives.
Traffic safety improvements are an often-overlooked benefit of sustainable transport projects and policies. New research from EMBARQ finds that investments in biking and pedestrian infrastructure, improved mass transit systems, and measures to limit motor vehicle usage can all significantly...
The final adjustments to MOVE, Belo Horizonte’s new bus rapid transit (BRT) system, have been made in preparation for its launch in 2014.
November 20, 2013 // Livable Cities Symposium, hosted by EMBARQ Turkey. Ben Welle, EMBARQ's Assistant Director for Health and Road Safety, presented on the role of transit-oriented development in making communities safer, healthier, and more active.
Brazil has set a national goal for all cities with over 20,000 inhabitants aimed at establishing an urban mobility plan by 2015. The country is rolling out activities to ensure cities are fully capacitated and appropriately informed.
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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...
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) – a high-quality, efficient, bus-based mode of public transport – can shorten commuting times, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and generally improve quality of life for city residents.
September 2013 // ALC BRT Center of Excellence Webinar. Safety impact from bus rapid transit (BRT), factors impacting safety performance on bus corridors, and impact of safety countermeasures on operational performance.