- projectImproving access to and efficiency of metro rail in India through better integration with other transport networks.
WASHINGTON, DC (February 16, 2022) – The World Bank and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities invite the press to attend this year's all-virtual Transforming Transportation, one of the largest global events dedicated entirely to sustainable transport and development.
This practice note evaluates the potential for transit-oriented development (TOD) and land value capture (LVC) to evolve in tandem with specific reference to the Bengaluru metro rail network. It recommends policy reorientation to synergize TOD and LVC so that the link between value capture and...
Beijing’s subway system, one of the longest in the world, is confronted by excessive congestion and costly government subsidies. In a controversial move, the city government has decided to increase the standard subway fare, currently fixed at 2 Yuan (USD $0.33) per trip.
- projectCreating compact, inclusive, and livable communities
- Press Release
EMBARQ India received special recognition in the third edition of the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Awards, announced at last week’s Volvo Nobel Memorial Seminar in Bangalore, India.
Against a backdrop of increasing urban mobility demands and growing concerns about the impacts of climate change, more national governments are investing in the development of urban and metropolitan mass transit systems. Within the last 10 years, national governments in several populous...
- Photo Essay
In the suburbs on the outskirts of Mexico City, residents like Martita are under-served by mass transport. It can take anywhere from two and a half to three hours to commute to and from work. Unreliable service and daily breakdowns are just part of Martita's daily commute. EMBARQ is working in...
For Los Angeles Metro, marketing isn't just about increasing the bottom line. It's about reducing traffic, cleaning the air and making people's commutes in this auto-clogged city a bit less stressful.