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Four Facts about Carsharing in Emerging Markets that Might Surprise You
Growing from 6 operators in 2012 to 41 by mid-2015, carsharing is rapidly expanding in emerging markets worldwide. What is the future of carsharing? What impact will this innovation have on cities? What are the key challenges for ensuring that carsharing ...
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The majority of trips in Amsterdam are made by non-motorized modes. Photo by Kimberly Jones.
Sustainable Transport Symposium: BRT and Rail, Finance, Emissions and Road Safety
This post is part of a series covering the 2011 Sustainable Transport Symposium in Kocaeli, Turkey from April 6-8, 2011, an event hosted by EMBARQ, the producer of this blog. The second day of the symposium included sessions on BRT and ...
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A tram winds down a street in Bremen, Germany. Photo by kaffeeeinstein.
Sustainable Transport Symposium: European Cities Take the Spotlight
This post is part of a series covering the 2011 Sustainable Transport Symposium in Kocaeli, Turkey from April 6-8, 2011, an event hosted by EMBARQ, the producer of this blog. In the first day of the 2011 Sustainable Transport Symposium ...
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Johannesburg provided spectator a variety of transport connections to each stadium.  Image from City of Johannesburg.
Spotlight on the World Cup: Efficient Match Day Transport
During a recent trip to South Africa, I found Johannesburg polished and looking its best for the World Cup, and the match day transport services were well-planned and efficient. While this was my first World Cup, I did attend the ...
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Redesigned Oppenheimer Park features public art, landscaping and an amphitheatre. Photo by Aileen Carrigan.
Spotlight on the World Cup: Small Urban Interventions Enhance Host City
I’ve been in Johannesburg for the past two and a half weeks for the World Cup, perfecting my vuvuzela skills, watching endless hours of soccer and enjoying the fantastic festival atmosphere here. Living in Cape Town in 2004 when South ...
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Rea Vaya is still open for business, despite another round of violent opposition. Photo by Shine 2010 - 2010 World Cup good news.
Johannesburg’s Rea Vaya Moves Forward Despite More Violent Attacks
Today’s introduction of the remaining Phase 1A routes on the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Johannesburg, South Africa was preceded by more violence last Friday. In two separate incidents, gunmen opened fire on BRT buses, leaving at ...
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