In June, researchers from EMBARQ China and engineers from the Beijing Transportation Research Center (BTRC) visited London, United Kingdom to learn from its successes with low emission zone (LEZ) and
While bus rapid transit (BRT) has been most widely implemented in Latin America, Asian cities are emerging as the next great market for BRT.
In the past five years, China has become the world’s fastest growing market for bus rapid transit (BRT).
- Press Release
EMBARQ, the sustainable transport and urban development program of the World Resources Institute (WRI), is pleased to announce the launch of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.
On April 22, 2014, EMBARQ China held a workshop entitled “Mainstreaming Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) in China by Unlocking the Potentials of Land Value Capture (LVC).”
- Research Associate, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable CitiesChina
Su is a research associate at WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She works on the economics and policy studies of sustainable transport in China. Prior to joining WRI, Su worked as the Transport Specialist for Clean Air Asia (formerly the CAI-Asia) and China Academy of Transportation...
As severe air pollution grips Beijing, China and the surrounding region, the sharp rise in harmful particulate matter has forced authorities to consider both immediate responses and long-term strategies to combat air pollution.
- projectWorking together with the common goal to improve quality of life through sustainable transport and mobility solutions
Beijing’s subway system, one of the longest in the world, is confronted by excessive congestion and costly government subsidies. In a controversial move, the city government has decided to increase the standard subway fare, currently fixed at 2 Yuan (USD $0.33) per trip.