While grappling with rapid population growth and increasing car ownership, Mexico City's Historic District finds ways to improve people's lives with sustainable urban development projects, including creating car-free streets and a "green wall" to recover public space.
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...
EMBARQ Mexico signed a Memorandum of Understanding on February 28 with Casas GEO, the leading private housing developer in Mexico and one of the largest in Latin America, to incorporate sustainability criteria into its development plans.
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
In the suburbs in the outskirts of Mexico City, residents like Martita are under-served by mass transit. 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.
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...
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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...
May 2010 // Washington, D.C. Senior Transport Engineer Dario Hidalgo explains alternative solutions to sustainable urban transport, including non-motorized transport, disincentives to indiscriminate car use, transit-oriented development, and bus rapid transit.
February 2010 // Bangalore, India. Dario Hidalgo discusses the importance of bus systems, citing case studies in Delhi and Ahmedabad, India and Guadalajara, Mexico.