EMBARQ experts authored "Transport Readiness for Climate Finance" for the GIZ as part of the Bridging the Gap initiative linking climate change and transport policy. In order to take advantage of new and existing climate finance resources and leverage them properly for the transport sector,...
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by Benoit Lefevre, David Leipziger and Matthew Raifman - January 2014
This paper attempts to quantify capital investment in transport around the world. Distinguishing public and private investment at the national and international level is the first step needed to shift investment towards more sustainable, low-carbon modes and systems.
EMBARQ's mission is to catalyze and help implement environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable urban transport and urban development solutions to improve quality of life in cities. This brochure looks at six ways EMBARQ's work creates impact on the ground - lives saved, people served...
by Aileen Carrigan, Robin King, Juan Miguel Velásquez, Nicolae Duduta and Matthew Raifman - December 2013
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...