n a fascinating and wide-ranging debate, four Principal Voices shared their views on this most complex and important of subjects: Adriana Lobo of Mexico City's Center for Sustainable Transport; Claudia Sheinbaum, Minister of Environment for Mexico City; E
Lee Schipper describes an innovative model of rapid transit developed in a collaboration between the municipal government, international lenders, and NGOs is liberating commuters in Mexico City and keeping 35,000 tons of carbon out of the atmosphere every
Throughout 2005, the passage of motorists and commuters on many of Jakarta's streets has often been disrupted by transportation projects that only worsen traffic congestion.
The Beijing transportation bureau has announced new bus fares, a reorganization of the bus network, and a massive increase in public transit spending - all aimed at transforming Beijing’s uncomfortable but necessary relationship with the bus.
detailed study on the origin and destination demands of current passenger traffic on buses operating in the twin cities will be taken up following the proposed Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) for the capital.
Hong Kong's pollution problem seem utterly hopeless. But other cities have been where it is now – and cleaned up. Five cities who beat their own smog problems give some advice to Hong Kong.
The "EMBARQ" Istanbul project – a program designed to reduce vehicle emissions and traffic congestion in Istanbul, Turkey – officially kicked off in July 2006 when the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality signed a memorandum of understanding with EMBARQ
he city of Porto Alegre today announced a groundbreaking partnership with the transport and environmental specialist, EMBARQ, to finance and implement a Bus Rapid Transit system for sustainable mobility in the city.
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.