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
After returning from the World Summit in Johannesburg, World Resources Institute President Jonathan Lash said he had observed a trend toward forming new partnerships, and to create action on the world’s toughest problems, that are connecting NGOs with o
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 opening of Metrobus is a revolution seeking to put an end to the poor treatment of the city’s citizens, accidents, congestion, and the intensive pollution generated by the previous system of microbuses, said various experts speaking at the first Int
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
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
The Asian Development Bank and the World Resources Institute have announced their cooperation on a comprehensive program aimed at enhancing the environmental sustainability of transport and mobility throughout Asia.
Addressing global warming will require a number of societal changes, including creating sustainable transportation. EMBARQ has teamed with Ford and Shell to investigate the transportation situation in Istanbul towards this end.
Description of the launch of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system's launch in Mexico City. The new service uses 90 articulated buses to improve traffic flows down 20km of Insurgentes boulevard.