Cyclists in Porto Alegre, Brazil, can now take advantage of two new bike racks located at the heart of this historic state capital. The Santander Cultural Center sponsored the project at the Alfândega Square, with technical support from EMBARQ Brazil.
Guanabara Palace, the official address of State Governor Sergio Cabral, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the stage today of a meeting between the fifteen main institutions involved in urban transit in Brazil.
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.
EMBARQ Brasil placed first in the Sustainability category of Brazil’s Top Blog 2012 awards, for their blog, TheCityFixBrazil.
EMBARQ Director of Research and Practice Dario Hidalgo presented on sustainable urban transport fuels and vehicles at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank.
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 guidebook provides bus agencies, local jurisdictions, as well as regional and international organizations with a set of suggested design, planning, and operational criteria that should be considered in the planning and design of new bus systems. This is a preliminary version of the...
Curitiba, Brazil, is the birthplace of bus rapid transit, the high-capacity urban public transportation system developed under the leadership of former city mayor Jaime Lerner.
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...