Bangkok’s Train Market
Bangkok’s Train Market
This video is amazing! It shows a market in Bangkok, Thailand that operates literally on top of the train tracks.
Boston's Revolutionary Transport Festival
This weekend EMBARQ participated in the 5th Annual AltWheels Festival , which is the largest alternative transportation and energy festival on the east coast of the U.S. Held on Boston’s City Hall Plaza, this year’s AltWheels was a flurry of ...
What’s Worse: Production or Use?
What’s Worse: Production or Use?
Photo by Stephane Foulon. From Road and Track. This week’s addition of BusinessWeek includes an article about Gordon Murray, a celebrated race car designer, who is switching gear and working to create “a compact, fuel-efficient urban vehicle for the masses,” ...
World Expert in Bus Rapid Transit Systems Joins EMBARQ
World Expert in Bus Rapid Transit Systems Joins EMBARQ
Dario Hidalgo, an international expert in urban mobility and development with extensive experience in Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), has joined EMBARQ, the World Resources Institute Center for Sustainable Transport, as New Business Development Director and Senior Transport Engineer. Hidalgo will ...
How to Debunk the Junk
How to Debunk the Junk
Bigger isn’t always better. Photo by powebooktrance. Recently CNW Marketing Research, an Oregon-based automotive research group, published a paper making the audacious claim that the Hummer is actually more energy efficient than the Prius. The study later showed up in ...
Demystifying TranSantiago
Demystifying TranSantiago
TranSantiago in action. Photo by Cobalito. “It is not common for a president to stand before the nation and say ‘Things haven’t gone well,” Michele Bachelet, Chile’s President, said in March of this year. “But that is exactly what I ...
Boston’s Revolutionary Transport Festival
Boston’s Revolutionary Transport Festival
This weekend EMBARQ participated in the 5th Annual AltWheels Festival , which is the largest alternative transportation and energy festival on the east coast of the U.S. Held on Boston’s City Hall Plaza, this year’s AltWheels was a flurry of ...
Choking on Smog
Choking on Smog
Photo from BusinessWeek. In a Pulitzer grab, The New York Times is now running a series of two-page spreads called Choking on Growth about the dark under side – namely environmental contamination – of China’s economic development. Below are several ...
Bikes in Africa
Bikes in Africa
Photo by Will Okun. Published online by the New York Times. In the last year, New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristoff has made a thing of inviting students and young professionals to accompany him as he wanders the planet collecting ...
The Four Hour Commute
The Four Hour Commute
Photo from the Washington Post. On Sunday, The Washington Post Magazine ran a cover story describing the transport woes Washington DC-area residents face as they move further and further outside the suburbs in order to escape the ever-expanding sprawl. Marc ...