Bloomberg Philanthropies, the foundation of three-term New York City Mayor and current United Nations Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Michael R. Bloomberg, announced today a new phase of its Global Road Safety initiative.
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Update: 9/30/14: This article has been updated to include information about where the Tongxin Doudou videos have been broadcasted since their launch. This article also previously stated that 22.2% of fine particulate matter in Beijing comes from vehicle emissions.
There are estimated to be more than 550 million two- and three-wheelers in Asia by 2035. The slides looked at the popularity of e-bike in Asia, its costs and benefits, and compared its emission and safety levels with other modes of transport.
Fueled by rapid motorization and urbanization, adverse impacts from the growing urban transport sector in Beijing are looming large.
Raahgiri Day – the weekly event that closes streets to cars in the name of sustainable, active transport – has arrived in the world’s second largest city.
In June, researchers from EMBARQ China and engineers from the Beijing Transportation Research Center (BTRC) visited London, United Kingdom to learn from its successes with low emission zone (LEZ) and
While bus rapid transit (BRT) has been most widely implemented in Latin America, Asian cities are emerging as the next great market for BRT.
The presentation looks into health impacts of transport, drawing from a case study of a bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor in Indore, India. It also outlines a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) process for decision-makers in transport planning.
Dr. Anjali Mahendra, Strategy Head for Research and Practice at EMBARQ India, presented the social, environmental and economic impacts of BRT systems on June 24, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, part of the regional Workshop on Quantifyin