Essential to the sustainable development of cities, mobility was a central agenda item for the Second Meeting of Municipalities for Sustainable Development, held in Brasilia April 23-25.
Tags: bus rapid transit (BRT)
Guanabara Palace, the official address of State Governor Sergio Cabral, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the stage today of a meeting between the fifteen main institutions involved in urban transit in Brazil.
Based on interviews with several stakeholders; a literature review on the first Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM); and consideration of the urban characteristics and transport needs of Indian cities, this report concludes that four key improvements are needed for the...
Istanbul, a city of 13.4 million inhabitants, has an advanced bus system called the Metrobus, which transports as many people per day as an efficient light-rail or subway system.
Representatives of the Brasília’s state government, bus service providers, construction companies and other stakeholders involved in the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor of the Brazilian capital are meeting until tomorrow in a Strategic Alignment Workshop, coordinated by EMBARQ Brasil.
EMBARQ Director of Research and Practice Dario Hidalgo presented on sustainable urban transport fuels and vehicles at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank.
January 2013 // Pilar Rodriguez, SIBRT and Metrocali, presented on advancing integrated transport in Latin American cities at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank.
WASHINGTON (January 11, 2013) – Each year, 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes, according to the World Health Organization, and traffic fatalities are projected to become the fifth leading cause of premature death worldwide by 2030, ahead of HIV/AIDS, violence, tuberculosis, or any type of