January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C. Robert Earley, Transport Program Manager, Clean Air Asia, presented on reducing the impact of transportation on air pollution in China through freight and logistics.
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The World Resources Institute (WRI) and EMBARQ China are now professionally affiliated with the key government agency accountable for mitigating emissions from the transport sector in Beijing, China’s capital city.
- projectThe first fuel efficiency standard for light duty vehicles in Latin America
- projectRevitalizing public space and public life by decreasing traffic congestion
For more information, read the full EMBARQ report on Social, Environmental and Economic Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit.
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Beijing has announced an effort to further constrict its vehicle quota control regulation in the hopes of curbing air pollution and traffic congestion in China’s capital city.
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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.