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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.
Bangalore is the third largest city in India, with a population of about 8.5 million people.
As India’s public bus companies work to stay afloat amidst rising gas prices and shrinking budgets, EMBARQ India is helping.
After several months of negotiation between representatives of the City of Arequipa, the city’s Office of Road Traffic and Transportation, and the Integrated Transport System provider SIT-Arequipa, EMBARQ Andino was awarded a contract to provide technical as
Advanced bus systems have the unique potential to provide innovative and efficient solutions to traffic congestion, vehicle emissions, and road safety at a much lower cost to cities than rail systems.
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...