EMBARQ is pleased to participate in the Rio+20 Conference, also known as the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, to take place in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012.
Below is a list of events that EMBARQ staff will be participating in, as a host, organizer, participant or speaker.
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) Committee, including EMBARQ, invite you to nominate your city for the 9th Annual Sustainable Transport Award. Nominations are now open and will be accepted online until September 15th, 2012.
EMBARQ releases most comprehensive research on traffic safety to cut down on the 1.2 million global traffic deaths each year.
Editor’s note: Join EMBARQ for a special webinar on June 7, 2012, 10:00 a.m. EDT. Click here to register.
Honorees included Stephen Ross, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Jonathan Lash, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough.
Second annual conference promotes development of urban public transport in Latin America.
The Second Annual SIBRT Congress of Best Practices in Latin America was held on April 25-26 in the city of Leon, Mexico.
The event brought together more than 350 transport experts from 15 countries, convened by the Latin American Association of Integrated Transport Systems and BRT(SIBRT) and EMBARQ.
Taking home first prize in category of “Urban Development and Transformation, Landscape Development.”
Nikhil Chaudhary, an associate with EMBARQ India, was announced as the winner of the Blue Award 2012, a biennial international student competition that honors projects addressing the topic of sustainability in the fields of architecture, regional planning and urbanism.
EMBARQ Brazil to lead local press on international tour of BRT systems.
EMBARQ Brazil is organizing two missions with journalists from Rio de Janeiro to visit some of the best bus rapid transit (BRT) systems in the Americas. The project is funded by Fetranspor, the federation of passenger transport companies in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
High Quality Urban Public Transportation for All, April 25-26, Leon, Mexico
On April 25-26, 2012, the city of León, Mexico will host the Second Annual SIBRT Congress of Best Practices in Latin America.
The II Congress promises to bring together the managers of 29 of the largest public transportation agencies in Latin America, as well as international transportation experts, Latin American political decision makers, and transit industry suppliers.
Users encouraged to submit feedback to improve data-sharing platform.
About 90 people tuned into a webinar on Tuesday introducing the recently launched BRTdata.org, the most comprehensive online database of bus rapid transit (BRT) systems worldwide.
Judges reward innovative corporate sustainability projects.
EMBARQ is pleased to announce that it has made the shortlist of the 2012 Guardian Sustainable Business Awards (GSBAs).
According to the Guardian: