EMBARQ Brazil holds events in Corumbá and Juiz de Fora to build capacity for city officials
In the face of an increasing trend towards motorization and car ownership in Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff has announced over R$ 50 billion (US$ 21 billion) in federal resources to support urban mobility solutions.
What will it take to keep people moving in tomorrow’s cities? City and business leaders discuss opportunities for sustainable urban mobility
Lauren Zelin, World Resources Institute, (202) 729-7736, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Organized by The World Bank and EMBARQ
A global forum for city and business leaders working together to unlock urban mobility’s potential for the economy, people and the environment.
More information and registration at www.TransformingTransportation.org
EMBARQ India received special recognition in the third edition of the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Awards, announced at last week’s Volvo Nobel Memorial Seminar in Bangalore, India.
As a mark of the headway that the concept of sustainable transport has made in recent years, today’s discussions focus no longer on the “why,” in regards to sustainable transport projects, but on the “how.”
Last month, India’s newest bus rapid transit (BRT) system, iBus, launched trial operations in Indore. Over the last seven years, the implementing agency, Atal Indore City Transport Services Limited (AICTSL) worked closely with several public and private agencies, including EMBARQ India, to bring this project to fruition.
EMBARQ Brazil’s newest project, “From PAC to Plan”, is an effort to increase technical knowledge on sustainable urban mobility plans.
Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 4 to 7, 2013 event to improve quality of service and user satisfaction