On Friday, June 19, Metrobús—Mexico City’s bus rapid transit (BRT) system—celebrated its tenth anniversary. Since opening in 2005, Metrobús has made a concrete impact on both the city and the lives of its users.
Transportation’s negative impact on the environment is increasing as the world’s population grows. In 2010, transport was responsible for 23 percent of total energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, and this figure is growing.
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Colaboracion para la modernizacion del transporte publico en la ciudad de Mexico
Mexico has the eighth highest rate of traffic crashes in the world, with more than 406,000 collisions resulting in 15,856 deaths and 350,000 hospitalizations each year.
As advanced bus systems continue to gain traction worldwide, users are spending less time stuck in traffic and more time being productive and living their lives.
How does a transport network cope with ever-increasing demands on its systems and infrastructure? Thanks to rapid urbanization, numerous cities around the globe are struggling with that question. And while the issue is critical now, it will only intensify in the years ahead.
How did Guanghzou, Seoul, Naya Raipur, and Guadalajara became more sustainable, resilient, and save money at the same time? Stories from these world cities can inspire a new paradigm for the urban future.
Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the five countries and ten cities that will be the focus of its Global Road Safety Initiative, which aims to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries worldwide.