CTS-México to host online discussion today at 3:30 p.m. CDT.
Experts highlight road safety, public spaces and the use of bicycles in slums.
EMBARQ Brasil, in partnership with the Institute of Architects of Brazil (IAB) and the Municipal Housing Secretariat of Rio de Janeiro (RJ SMH), is working to insert sustainable transport into Morar Carioca, a citywide slum upgrading program that will affect more than 20 percent of the city's population.
Mayor of Lima delivers address at award ceremony.
The Metropolitano System of Transport, more commonly known as Metropolitano, in October completed one year of full operation. The Metropolitano Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Segregated Corridor of High Capacity (known as COSAC I, by its Spanish acronym) reached its 100 millionth passenger mark.
City officials to learn best practices of marketing, branding and communications for transit.
Highlighting the importance of a dedicated transit agency for successful BRT.
EMBARQ Director for Research and Practice Dario Hidalgo shared his insights on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems at a Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) workshop held on September 23, 2011 in Surat, India.
Mayor of Arequipa commits to improving physical activity, air quality and road safety.
Arequipa transport and health authorities yesterday gathered at the city’s Town Hall of the Provincial Council to present the new publication, Moviéndonos hacia una Ciudad Saludable (“Moving Us Towards a Healthy City.”) Among the meeting’s attendees were Mayor of Arequipa Alfredo Zegarra Tejada, Deputy Minister of
EMBARQ Brasil hosts day one of workshop in Rio de Janeiro.
A version of this post originally appeared in Portuguese on EMBARQBrasil.org.
Improving public health and road safety in Latin America.
The 51st Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) concluded at the end of September with the adoption of various strategies and action plans regarding health issues in the region.
Study by health, transport and safety experts shows key problems in road safety, exposure to air pollution and physical inactivity
Arequipa’s transport system affects the health of its residents, leading to 320 traffic fatalities over three years, fostering regular walking and biking rates of only 9.9 percent, and contributing to dangerous air pollution levels that far exceed World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, according to a new study by EMBARQ Andino.
Holger Dalkmann and Adriana Lobo deliver keynote addresses.
A version of this post was originally published in Spanish on ctsmexico.org on October 3, 2011.