CTSS-Andino supports mayor's decision to remove polluting cars from the road
The Municipality of Arequipa prohibited the use of vehicles more than 25 years old for public transport services last month, despite a city-wide strike in protest of the new law.
The Center for Sustainable Transport and Health Andes (CTSS-Andino) supported Mayor Simón Balbuena's decision to remove a total of 720 "highly polluting" public transport vehicles from the streets.
New "Adivsory Committee" offers expertise to inform Eje Central guidelines
Urban planning and development experts discussed strategies for transit-oriented development (TOD) in Mexico last month during a workshop hosted by the Center for Sustainable Transport Mexico (CTS-Mexico).
CTS-Mexico leads tour of Eje Central corridor
The Center for Sustainable Transport Mexico (CTS-Mexico) led a "walking tour" on February 16 for British and Mexican supporters of a project to promote transit-oriented development (TOD) along the Eje Central corridor in downtown Mexico City.
City government expected to sign agreement with CTS-Brasil next month
Following up on his commitment to sustainable mass transit, Porto Alegre Mayor José Fogaça is expected to sign an agreement with the Center for Sustainable Transport Brazil (CTS-Brasil) on March 12, with a commitment to launch the city's first bus rapid transit (BRT) system within two years.
Pilot corridor meeting objectives, but there's still room for improvement
The Delhi bus rapid transit (BRT) system has succeeded in meeting some of its key objectives, though it is still a work in progress, according to EMBARQ's senior transport experts Dario Hidalgo and Madhav Pai.
Ministry of Urban Development approves guidelines for central funding to purchase buses for urban transport systems
The Government of India's Ministry of Urban Development announced in January that states will receive financial assistance for purchasing public transport buses, as part of a national effort to reduce the use of private vehicles and control congestion.
Workshop participants discuss ways to make city the "cycling capital of India"
Local authorities in Bangalore announced their commitment to bicycling and walking at a Cycling Inclusive Planning Workshop, held on January 31.
The goal was to find sustainable cycling solutions to combat congestion and traffic accidents, as well as health problems, like asthma and other cardiorespiratory diseases, associated with high pollution levels.
Guadalajara set to unveil Macrobus in February
Guadalajara, Mexico is expected to open the first line of its brand new bus rapid transit (BRT) system, known as Macrobus, along the bustling Calzada Independencia avenue in February.
EMBARQ and CTS-México celebrate new "Eje 4 Xola" corridor
Mexico City's Metrobús system unveiled its second bus rapid transit corridor, "Eje 4 Xola," on December 16.
Mexico team will advise Federal Ministry of Social Development on regulatory framework to make cities more compact
The Center for Sustainable Transport Mexico (CTS-México) secured a £225,578 ($322,883) grant to advise Mexico's Federal Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL) on how to encourage more compact, dense urban growth through the country's local funding and regulatory framework.