Providing guidance and disseminating best practices are key to developing more equitable, livable, and productive cities.
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Update: 9/30/14: This article has been updated to include information about where the Tongxin Doudou videos have been broadcasted since their launch. This article also previously stated that 22.2% of fine particulate matter in Beijing comes from vehicle emissions.
Well-planned and effectively implemented concession contracts are a crucial part of ensuring high quality public transport systems. These regulations are negotiated between the city and private companies that bid for the right to operate transport systems under certain conditions.
Saul Alveano, Service Quality Coordinator at EMBARQ Mexico, presented on the factors that define quality service for public transport in Mexican cities. Mexico has made efforts to improve transport service and make organization changes, in
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With a population of nearly 10 million people, Bangalore has witnessed explosive urban growth and increased motorization in recent years. City planners responded to this unprecedented growth by building and expanding roads for cars, without fully...
India is home to one of the fastest growing urban populations in the world.
EMBARQ India's second annual CONNECTKaro conference brought hundreds of stakeholders in sustainable transport and urban development into conversation with one another.
Road traffic crashes currently contribute to 1.3 million deaths and 50 million injuries every year. The cost of these traffic accidents worldwide has reached $518 billion.