p>Fourteen Latin American and Caribbean countries adopted an ambitious Plan of Action to improve access rights in the region, including access to information, public participation, and access to justice.
The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations will provide a $3.5 million, five-year grant to establish the Center of Excellence in Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), a consortium of researchers from four universities and EMBARQ – The World Resources Institute Center for Sustainable Transport.
Transantiago, the public transport system in Santiago, Chile that combines bus rapid transit (BRT), feeder bus lines and a metro system, celebrated its third birthday last month. You may remember the news coverage from ...
A few more cities recently joined the worldwide global health campaign, 1000 Cities 1000 Lives, which we wrote about previously here. The campaign, sponsored by the World Health Organization, was launched with the goal to ...
p>WHAT: The 2009 Sustainable Mobility Convention in Urban Renewal, hosted by the Center for Sustainable Transport in Brazil (CTS-Brasil), a member of the World Resources Institute’s EMBARQ Network, and
EMBARQ – The World Resources Institute Center for Sustainable Transport is one of six organizations awarded a total of $125 million by Michael Bloomberg to implement programs in low- and middle-income countries to prevent death and disability from road traffic crashes. This is the largest single donation ever for international road safety.
Here is a quick summary of recent progress by Access Initiative partners working to strengthen civil society, increase participation, and improve environmental policy choices.
In Delhi, India, it can be difficult to enforce curbside bus lanes. Photo by EMBARQ.
One of the most controversial aspects of Bus Rapid Transit design in Delhi has been the designation of median lanes as opposed to curbside lanes. The initial bus corridor in Delhi is based on median lanes to give priority to [...]
Darío Hidalgo señaló que el subsidio al transporte público se da en naciones desarrolladas.