Recent Posts by Darío
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Reassessing Transantiago: A Photo Essay
Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Photos by Dario Hidalgo. I recently traveled to Santiago, Chile for the World Bank to assess the current state of “Transantiago” – the city’s ambitious and highly controversial transport reform project launched in February 2007. I ...
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Driver’s Eye View of Transantiago
Driver’s Eye View of Transantiago from EMBARQ Network on Vimeo. A few months ago here on thecityfix.com I posted a video offering a “driver’s eye view” of Istanbul’s new BRT system – Metrobus. Today I thought I would show a ...
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Commuters Support BRT in Delhi
Commuters Support BRT in Delhi
An independent commuter survey conducted by Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment found that commuters overwhelmingly support the new BRT system in Delhi. For some, the result may be surprising after the initial operational glitches and media blitz declaring the ...
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Transantiago A Year Later
Transantiago A Year Later
After some early hiccups, Tranantiago might just have a promising future. Photo by kurotashiO! ® A year after its mangled implementation, Transantiago, the ambitious program to restructure Santiago’s sprawling and inefficient bus system, is still generating quite a bit of ...
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Increasing Fuel Efficiency Is Good, But It's Not Everything
Increasing Fuel Efficiency Is Good, But It’s Not Everything
Legislation passed by Congress to raise fuel effiency is a welcome first step. Photo by Storm Crypt. As an engineer working in the field of sustainable transport I am very excited about the latest efforts to improve fuel efficiency, which ...
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Will Technology Save Us?
Will Technology Save Us?
A cut away shot of Lexus’ new hybrid. Photo by Mike Babcock of Flickr. To date, much of the debate swirling around global warming has focused on how new and improved technologies will save us from the dire consequences of ...
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