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.
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EMBARQ, together with the rest of the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) Committee, invites you to nominate your city for the 10th Annual Sustainable Transport Award.
Cyclists in Porto Alegre, Brazil, can now take advantage of two new bike racks located at the heart of this historic state capital. The Santander Cultural Center sponsored the project at the Alfândega Square, with technical support from EMBARQ Brazil.
Q1. How can we tackle the problem of rising obesity and physical inactivity through transport?
Istanbul is seeing high levels of traffic jams and suffering from the externalities of unsustainable forms of transport. What has cycling to offer to contribute to the solution?
EMBARQ Turkiye’s BikeLab Istanbul hosted a February 11th workshop, in which experts addressed the role of the bicycle in Turkey’s transportation framework and discussed issues of safety, the design of a bike network, and the challenges of employing the bicycle as a means of transportation in Turk
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The World Resources Institute, led by its sustainable transport center, EMBARQ, and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) established a partnership today that will further their mutual goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from urban
May 2010 // Washington, D.C. Senior Transport Engineer Dario Hidalgo explains alternative solutions to sustainable urban transport, including non-motorized transport, disincentives to indiscriminate car use, transit-oriented development, and bus rapid transit.