FedEx and EMBARQ team members help improve the Chennai public bus systemDecember 31, 2014
Many cities in developing countries lack the capacity, knowledge, and tools to make informed decisions to improve mobility. The FedEx-EMBARQ Mobility and Accessibility (MAP) program addresses this challenge by leveraging FedEx’s extensive know-how and expertise to accelerate EMBARQ’s ability to help cities create mobility and access to the marketplace, jobs, schools, and communities in ways that minimize environmental impacts.
December 18, 2014
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EMBARQ Brasil hosts mayors and city leaders, releases new publications on trends and best practices in urban mobilityDecember 10, 2014
Providing guidance and disseminating best practices are key to developing more equitable, livable, and productive cities. This was the task assumed by Brazilian cities taking part in the Sustainable Urban Mobility: Practices and Trends seminar, which took place December 2-3, 2014, in São Paulo. Organized by EMBARQ Brasil and WRI Brasil, the event convened 160 people representing 40 medium and large Brazilian cities, including mayors, municipal secretaries, and cities’ technical staff.
EMBARQ Turkey hosts second annual Livable Cities Symposium in IzmirDecember 08, 2014
How can cities harness urban mobility solutions to become more livable?
Conference explores how to reinvent cities for strong leadership in the urban centuryNovember 06, 2014
With great satisfaction, EMBARQ Mexico celebrated the International Congress on Sustainable Transport (“X Congreso”) from October 13 - 15, 2014 in Mexico City. Now in its tenth year, Congreso is one of the largest forums in Latin America for sharing best practices in sustainable mobility and urban development locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
EMBARQ Turkey to co-host the second Livable Cities Symposium, focused on creating bikeable and walkable citiesNovember 06, 2014
Over the past half-century, the world has urbanized at an unprecedented pace. In 1970, about 37% of the world’s population lived in urban areas. This number rose to 45% in 1990, 54% in 2014, and is expected to reach 66% by 2050. Much of this urban growth is occurring in less wealthy cities, and has created distinct challenges.
Transit-oriented development, shared mobility services, and information technologies among key transport solutions for Chinese citiesNovember 04, 2014
Transit Metropolis – administered by the Ministry of Transport – is a national program that aims to promote transit-oriented development (TOD) and high quality transit services. On October 15 and 16, 2014, the Ministry hosted the 4th Transit Metropolis Forum as one of the program’s regular capacity-building efforts.
EMBARQ Brasil and WRI Brasil explore how urban mobility can support economic development during São Paulo’s Virada da MobilidadeOctober 17, 2014
“The New Urban Mobility Economy” seminar, co-organized by EMBARQ Brasil, WRI Brasil, and Caronetas, brought together transport experts from Brazil and abroad to discuss new perspectives, solutions and
U.N. Climate Summit puts spotlight on Mexico’s efforts address climate changeOctober 07, 2014
EMBARQ Mexico is working to ensure that the country capitalizes on the momentum from last month’s United Nations Climate Summit in New York City. In the lead up to the Summit, EMBARQ Mexico, along with a number of other civil society organizations, authored an open letter to President Peña Nieto, urging him to recognize the need for concrete actions to mitigate climate change.
EMBARQ Brasil helps Ministry of Cities establish criteria to evaluate federally funded infrastructure projectsOctober 07, 2014
During the last decade, Brazil has witnessed unprecedented federal investment in public and non-motorized transport projects.