Posts tagged with 'Mass Transit'
Photo by Terence S. Jones.
Life on the Line: Chronicling the Lives of Public Transit Commuters
The Boston Globe has been chronicling the life of commuters on one of Boston’s most important public transit lines, Bus 19. The stories are sobering and humbling, providing context into the lives of those who depend on public transportation to reach work, ...
Metrocable Medellin integrated communities in need. Photo by EMBARQ Brazil.
Sergio Fajardo and the Rebirth of Medellín
This post was originally published in Portuegese by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti on TheCityFix Brasil on December 1, 2011.  For Sergio Fajardo, the former mayor of Medellín (2004-2007) and now governor-elect of Antioch (2012-2014), all government action must be strategically linked to ...
Friday Fun: Fine Dining in New York City Public Transit
Friday Fun: Fine Dining in New York City Public Transit
Petit filet mignon with pomme puree and asparagus; hamchi crudo with bone marrow, trout roe, laproaig and sweet lime; foie en brioche with port wine and raisin; and a chocolate and gold leaf panna cotta with raspberry. Salivating, yet? What ...
Making Good Use of Transit Data
Making Good Use of Transit Data
This weekend, the Desarrollando América Latina Hackathon will take place across six countries: Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. The event focuses on solving social problems using web applications and public data. The goal of the event is to create ...
Photo by Lauro Oliveros.
Visiting TransMilenio with Prof. Swamy, the Brains Behind Ahmedabad’s BRT System
Prof. Shivanand Swamy, a faculty member specializing in public transit planning and bus rapid transit (BRT) at the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University in Ahmedabad, India visited Bogota, Colombia on November 15-19, as a speaker at the fifth annual International ...
Sydney's transport authority may offer free rides to lure more passengers. Photo by Beau Giles.
Sydney Considers Free Fares on Early Morning Trains
Sydney’s new infrastructure authority, Infrastructure New South Wales (Infrastructure NSW), is looking at a range of options to reduce peak hour congestion. At an industry conference on November 15, agency officials suggested providing free train fares between midnight and 7:00 ...
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