Juan Miguel Velasquez, Associate with EMBARQ's Global Research and Practice team, presented EMBARQ's Social, Environmental, and Economic Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in a webinar for the BRT Centre of Excellence.
Road traffic crashes currently contribute to 1.3 million deaths and 50 million injuries every year. The cost of these traffic accidents worldwide has reached $518 billion.
As Turkey rapidly grows more urban and citizens are faced with the choice between private cars and sustainable transport, the need for infrastructure that supports active or non-motorized transport has never been greater.
EMBARQ Turkey has worked to improve cycling infrastructure and cycling conditions in Turkey since 2010.
- Director, WRI Turkey Sustainable CitiesTurkey
Güneş Cansız is the Director of WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities where she leads to a team of professionals working for the implementation projects in Turkey.
Prior to joining WRI, she has managed projects inside and outside Turkey funded by the Open Society Foundation, Texas Civil Registry...