Mexico City and the World Resources Institute have established the Center for Sustainable Transport to find solutions to the transport and air pollution problems in the world's second largest megacity. This is the first public-private partnership created
Lee Schipper explains Mexico City's traffic woes, and EMBARQ's efforts to help the city solve them with BRT. Schipper also assesses the transportation situation in Sydney, Australia
EMBARQ, in partnership with the Shell Foundation, has helped implement a BRT system. The goal is to reduce the city's notorious congestion and reduce its dangerous levels of air pollution.
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
Air pollution, including Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, are high in Mexico City. The transportation sector is the number one emitter. However, the city's Proaire initiative has taken a proactive approach to reducing these trends. EMBARQ has played an
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
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.
Mexico City, like many developing country metropolises, is confronting enormous urban planning challenges as it grows at unprecedented rates. Uneven access to infrastructure and basic needs like water is often the result.
Overview of the Bus Rapid Transit system in Mexico City, known as Metrobus.