In India, EMBARQ, sustainable urban mobility by WRI, is helping the city of Bhopal improve transport access and safety for women. The project focuses on public bus services as well as informal public transport services and is supported by the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID)...
“When we plan a city, the plans are usually restricted to land-use. But we need to move beyond land-use. What’s more important is how to move people” –Vikas Gupta, Municipal Commissioner of Gurgaon, India
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Colaboracion para la modernizacion del transporte publico en la ciudad de Mexico
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’...
Many cities in developing countries lack the capacity, knowledge, and tools to make informed decisions to improve mobility.
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.
EMBARQ India's report Bus Karo 2.0 – Case Studies from India, seeks to understand and document the implementation of significant advancements in bus transport in India. The report takes a close look at key areas like planning and operations, support...
Providing guidance and disseminating best practices are key to developing more equitable, livable, and productive cities.