Representatives of the Brasília’s state government, bus service providers, construction companies and other stakeholders involved in the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor of the Brazilian capital are meeting until tomorrow in a Strategic Alignment Workshop, coordinated by EMBARQ Brasil.
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January 2013 // Pilar Rodriguez, SIBRT and Metrocali, presented on advancing integrated transport in Latin American cities at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank.
Augusto Barrera Guarderas, Mayor of Quito, Ecuador, presented on integrated transport at Transforming Transportation 2013. For more materials from the conference, visit www.TransformingTransportation.org.
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...
In the suburbs in the outskirts of Mexico City, residents like Martita are under-served by mass transit. 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.
Major automobile companies spend billions of dollars annually to advertise their products to customers. In an attempt to give public transport a competitive edge, this reports aims to help guide cities and public transit agencies make mass transit a competitive and desirable alternative to...
This report reviews and synthesizes information regarding challenges experienced by transport system decision makers in three key areas: planning, implementation and operations. In order to assist urban transport planners and implementing agencies, the study also provides recommendations on...
May 2010 // Washington, D.C. Senior Transport Engineer Dario Hidalgo explains alternative solutions to sustainable urban transport, including non-motorized transport, disincentives to indiscriminate car use, transit-oriented development, and bus rapid transit.