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National and international experts discuss sustainable transport and urban development in India
The EMBARQ Network is set to host a “Cities Safer by Design for All” networking event at the seventh annual UN-HABITAT World Urban Forum (WUF7), which will be held in Medellín, Colombia from April 5 - 11, 2014.
EMBARQ and Bloomberg Philanthropies collaborate to improve road safety in Brazil, India, Mexico, and Turkey
EMBARQ Brazil leads driver training for safety techniques for Belo Horizonte’s new MOVE bus rapid transit (BRT) system
As the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, prepares to launch its MOVE bus rapid transit (BRT) system, the city is taking measures to ensure that public safety is a top priority.
EMBARQ Mexico presented a study on bus rapid transit (BRT) in Mexico City at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
India’s third full BRT system begins trial operations
On January 26, 2014 — as the country celebrated its Republic Day — Surat, India began trial operations of its Sitilink BRT system. Out of the proposed 30 kilometer (19 mile) corridor, 10 kilometers (6 miles) have opened for trial operations. The system connects the city of Surat, with its population of 4.5 million people, with the edge city of Navsari.
EMBARQ China analyzes strengths and weaknesses of Beijing’s proposal
Beijing’s subway system, one of the longest in the world, is confronted by excessive congestion and costly government subsidies. In a controversial move, the city government has decided to increase the standard subway fare, currently fixed at 2 Yuan (USD $0.33) per trip.