Many cities are experiencing a decline in access to jobs, services and people due to a confluence of two trends: rapid urbanization and motorization. Lack of access afflicts both low-income communities scattered throughout the city and low- to medium-income people living in suburbs and...
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- Press Release
LEIPZIG, Germany (May 23, 2019) — As more people move to cities, congested roads, expensive commutes, and lack of reliable transport options are disrupting urban economies and affecting quality of life.
August, 2015 marks an important milestone for BRTData.org—an online database that tracks bus rapid transit (BRT) systems worldwide: the number of mapped BRT systems and corridors passed 400.
In recent decades, Mexican cities have experienced troubling increases in air pollution, congestion, an
For the first time in its 15 year history, the Sustainable Transport Award announced this month not one but three winning cities – all Brazilian.
On Oct. 14-15, Haitao Zhang, Director of EMBARQ China, presented at the 4th China Transit Metropolis Development Forum. The Forum was organized by Ministry of Transport, Guangdong provincial and Shenzhen municipal transport authorities.
During the last decade, Brazil has witnessed unprecedented federal investment in public and non-motorized transport projects.
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
Sustainable urban transport creates more inclusive and prosperous cities. We seem to have a consensus of what is required. However, urban society as a whole is still far away from achieving what we need.