On Friday, June 19, Metrobús—Mexico City’s bus rapid transit (BRT) system—celebrated its tenth anniversary. Since opening in 2005, Metrobús has made a concrete impact on both the city and the lives of its users.
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In 2007, Istanbul added the Metrobüs bus rapid transit (BRT) system to its multimodal transport network.
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Colaboracion para la modernizacion del transporte publico en la ciudad de Mexico
Mexico has the eighth highest rate of traffic crashes in the world, with more than 406,000 collisions resulting in 15,856 deaths and 350,000 hospitalizations each year.
As advanced bus systems continue to gain traction worldwide, users are spending less time stuck in traffic and more time being productive and living their lives.
How does a transport network cope with ever-increasing demands on its systems and infrastructure? Thanks to rapid urbanization, numerous cities around the globe are struggling with that question. And while the issue is critical now, it will only intensify in the years ahead.
For the first time in its 15 year history, the Sustainable Transport Award announced this month not one but three winning cities – all Brazilian.
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Washington, DC (January 14, 2015)—One of the primary challenges associated with rapid global urbanization is how to ensure the safety of city streets.
One of the primary challenges associated with rapid global urbanization is how to ensure the safety of city streets. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 1.2 million people die on the world’...
Bangalore is currently in the process of implementing a wide-ranging set of reforms to its urban bus system, one of the largest in India. At the center of this effort is a pioneering re-design of the route and network structure of bus services in the city.