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...
December 10, 2013 // Webinar. Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ’s Director of Research and Practice, presented a webinar on financing urban transport policies and programs.
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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.
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...
If the twentieth century was known for building highways, the twenty-first century may be known for tearing them down. A new report jointly produced by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and EMBARQ, "The Life and Death of Urban...
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...