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...
For more information, read the full EMBARQ report on Social, Environmental and Economic Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit.
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EMBARQ Turkey, in partnership with Gehl Architects, has been working to revitalize the Historical Peninsula of Istanbul, a region of unique historic and cultural heritage.
Istanbul's world heritage-listed Historic Peninsula is internationally recognized for its outstanding universal value. Unfortunately, its rich heritage has been strangled by rapid and initially uncontrolled urban growth.
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Between 2011 and 2013, EMBARQ Turkey, in cooperation with Gehl Architects, helped to pedestrianize over 250 streets in Istanbul’s Historic Peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. EMBARQ Turkey partnered with local government and relied on the input of local business, communities, and...
The pedestrianization of Istanbul’s Historic Peninsula, which began in 2011, has resulted in the conversion of over 250 streets from car-dominated roads to people-oriented spaces.
EMBARQ Turkey, in partnership with Gehl Architects, has been working to revitalize the Historical Peninsula of Istanbul, a region of unique historic and cultural heritage. This report presents research conducted by Gehl Architects and EMBARQ Turkey on public spaces, public interaction,...
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) – a high-quality, efficient, bus-based mode of public transport – can shorten commuting times, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and generally improve quality of life for city residents.