The project consists of the first urban transport system to be to be initiated by an innovative private-public partnership leveraging $50 Million USD worth of investments through stimulating participation from both sectors.
The study executed by Consulta Mitofsky, a market research firm in Mexico City, concludes that 62% of metro passengers and 60% of bus passengers are in favor of the bus rapid transit system.
The implementation of hydraulic concrete for the roadways used by the Metrobus system will prevent the deterioration of the lanes, ensuring that the 30-ton buses will continue to run uninterrupted for years to come.
After one year in operation, Metrobus, which runs along Insurgentes, has served more than 50 million passengers. The new system has a number of positive benefits, including faster travel times, car users switching to public transport, and a 50% lower exp
EMBARQ is helping Mexico City implement a Bus Rapid Transit system, which will help reduce both local air pollution and global green house gas emissions.
The International Congress on Sustainable Transport organized by EMBARQ and the Center for Sustainable Transport in Mexico (CTS), is the first Latin American forum for analyzing the experience and potential of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects in the Ameri
Mexico City begins testing of seven models of "clean" buses, desinged to minimize both pollution and congestion in the city. The test is part of a larger sustainable transportation project involving bus rapid transit being launched by EMBARQ in the city
p>During EMBARQ’s Sunday session at the Transportation Review Board’s annual meeting I noticed that one of the day’s ongoing discussion topics dealt with the relationship between transportation policy and class politics. Transportation policy affects all citizens, but it does not always do so uniformly.
Smart government policy, not just new technology, is required to address climate change. The Metrobus system in Mexico City is a good example of a low-tech solution that significantly reduces emissions.