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...
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Traffic safety improvements are an often-overlooked benefit of sustainable transport projects and policies. New research from EMBARQ finds that investments in biking and pedestrian infrastructure, improved mass transit systems, and measures to limit motor vehicle usage can all significantly...
The final adjustments to MOVE, Belo Horizonte’s new bus rapid transit (BRT) system, have been made in preparation for its launch in 2014.
November 20, 2013 // Livable Cities Symposium, hosted by EMBARQ Turkey. Salvador Herrera, Deputy Director of EMBARQ Mexico, presented on the role of Mexico City's Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system in integrating transport systems and fostering connections within the city.
For many cities, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a highly cost-effective option for developing a comprehensive, high-quality public transport system. Arequipa, Peru – Peru’s second largest city – is no exception.
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The TransOeste bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was completed in June 2012. With a daily ridership of 2.4 million, 12 corridors, and 78 kilometers (48.5 miles) of dedicated bus lanes, TransOeste is the...
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) – a high-quality, efficient, bus-based mode of public transport – can shorten commuting times, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and generally improve quality of life for city residents.