Motorbike traffic stacks Ho Chi Minh City. A new BRT line could alleviate congestion in Vietnam’s largest city. Photo by Padmanaba01.
Lagos, Nigeria's bus rapid transit system tamed the city's traffic congestion, reduced air pollution and incentivized economic development. Photo by The Advocacy Project
Source: “A Clean Break”, Foreign Policy magazine
If you had to point to one city that embodies of the challenges of the 21st century, it would be Lagos, Nigeria. The New Yorker had a wonderful piece on Lagos over a year ago, describing it in apocalyptic detail: