According to a variety of transportation experts, motorization is soaring everywhere, with the fastest growth occurring in Asia and Latin America. The result could be serious environmental and social disruptions throughout the world.
EMBARQ is helping Mexico City implement a Bus Rapid Transit system, which will help reduce both local air pollution and global green house gas emissions.
The International Congress on Sustainable Transport organized by EMBARQ and the Center for Sustainable Transport in Mexico (CTS), is the first Latin American forum for analyzing the experience and potential of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects in the Ameri
Mexico City begins testing of seven models of "clean" buses, desinged to minimize both pollution and congestion in the city. The test is part of a larger sustainable transportation project involving bus rapid transit being launched by EMBARQ in the city
In a talk that appealed to computer geeks, policy wonks and transport engineers alike, Prof. Toni Lindau, EMBARQ’s CTS-Brasil Director, discussed his new “Microscopic Bus Rapid Transit Simulator.”
p>Wrapping up Sunday afternoon’s discussion, Lee Schipper, EMBARQ’s Research Director, asked fellow transportation gurus the “million dollar” question: Why do governments and funders tackling transportation problems so often pursue high-cost solutions, like highways and rail systems, when there are solutions like Bus Rapid Transit that are tried, true, and cheap?
p>During EMBARQ’s Sunday session at the Transportation Review Board’s annual meeting I noticed that one of the day’s ongoing discussion topics dealt with the relationship between transportation policy and class politics. Transportation policy affects all citizens, but it does not always do so uniformly.
Overview of the Bus Rapid Transit system in Mexico City, known as Metrobus.
Description of the launch of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system's launch in Mexico City. The new service uses 90 articulated buses to improve traffic flows down 20km of Insurgentes boulevard.