EMBARQ, together with the rest of the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) Committee, invites you to nominate your city for the 10th Annual Sustainable Transport Award. Nominations open on Monday June 17th and will be accepted online until September 13th, 2013.
Director Adriana Lobo of EMBARQ Mexico delivered policy proposals at the Plenary Session of the Consultation Forum of the National Development Plan, or “Prosperous Mexico,” chaired by Mexican President Peña Nieto on May 9. The proposals were generated by EMBARQ Mexico, together with the Centro Mario Molina and the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness.
The World Bank and EMBARQ Mexico concluded its month-lo
In an exclusive interview, Jaime Lerner talks about the challenges that public transportation is facing in Brazil and his expectations for the III SIBRT Conference.
The architect and urban planner Jaime Lerner – former Mayor of Curitiba for three terms and former Governor of Paraná for two terms – regards large urban center problems with a unique point of view.
The transport sector is the second largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in Mexico and has witnessed the highest growth rate over the past 10 years. Today over 77% of the Mexican population lives in urban areas that are experiencing growth rates in fossil fuel consumption and in private car ownership.
Essential to the sustainable development of cities, mobility was a central agenda item for the Second Meeting of Municipalities for Sustainable Development, held in Brasilia April 23-25.
On May 2 and 3, transport professionals and representatives from the cities of Leon, Mexico; Santiago, Chile; Bogota, Columbia; and Sao Paulo, Brazil, will convene in Lima, Peru, for the Forum on Integrated Transport Systems in Latin America, organized by the Transitemos Foundation.