Friday Fun: the coolest rides for Valentine’s Day
What's the coolest ride for Valentine's Day? Photo by funky_abstract.
Valentine’s Day is just six days away and it’s time to get him or her the coolest gift and to plan for the coolest ride. TheCityFix team looks at what can be the hottest ride for V-day! #1 Red London ...
EMBARQ leads Brasília towards a high quality bus rapid transit system
EMBARQ Brasil organized this "framing" sessions with key BRT stakeholders. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
Representatives of the Brasília’s state government, bus service providers, construction companies and other stakeholders involved in the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor of the Brazilian capital are meeting until tomorrow in a Strategic Alignment Workshop, coordinated by EMBARQ Brasil. The ...
China Transportation Briefing: 5 Trends to Watch in China’s Urban Transport in 2013 (Part Two)
More cars in China is not the solution. Photo by anastas.
This blog post is part of a 2-day series. We invite you to check part one. Could Chinese cities develop more sustainable mobilities? Today we explore China’s biking renaissance and multi-modal integration. Trend 4 – Biking Renaissance The past two ...
Unlocking Sustainable Transport Starts with Cities
Transforming Transportation 2013 hosted policymakers and transport experts. Photo by Aaron Minnick/EMBARQ.
This post was initially published on National Geographic City Solutions’ blog. City leaders face incredible pressure to deliver sustainable transportation. Cities now account for more than half of the world’s population—by 2050, they will hold 75 percent of us. These ...
Call for Applications: EMBARQ India 2013 Internship Program
Call for Applications: EMBARQ India 2013 Internship Program
EMBARQ India seeks applications for its 2013 Internship Program for project and research work on sustainable transport and urban development. EMBARQ India has been actively promoting the development of sustainable transport in a number of Indian cities. Its project and research ...
Urban repositioning: quick lessons in cities sustainable development
Melbourne operated a successful urban repositioning. Photo by mugley.
Most people today live in cities and this concentration creates stress – on urban systems and on people themselves. Some cities have undergone urban repositioning – an effort to revamp their centers through urban research, design and planning – allowing them ...
Urban mobility UN-Habitat quick guides open for review
Making transport planning a participatory and engaging process can result in sustainable transport and offer better quality of life. Photo by rogiro.
Two guides on urban mobility planning prepared by EMBARQ are now open for review. Two more guides will be released later today. The revised versions will then be released in March as part of a UN-Habitat-EMBARQ partnership. The recommendations from ...
China Transportation Briefing: 5 Trends to Watch in China’s Urban Transport in 2013 (Part One)
The future of China in transport is not through more cars. Photo by Ol.v!er [H2vPk].
Our China Transportation Briefing shares interesting news and noteworthy research related to China’s transportation and urban development. The goal is to help people who are interested in solving China’s urbanization and transportation problems understand relevant Chinese policies and trends. Each ...
TheCityFix Picks, January 23rd: Billions for Brazilian BRT, Light Rail for Motor City, Indian Public Safety
Brazil, the pioneer of BRT, is investing US$7.7 billion in Recife's BRT. Photo by Fotoparceiros.
  Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Every week, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health ...
Better Driving, Improved Fuel Efficiency
Driver-trainer Mohammad Hanif instructing Star Bus drivers on better driving and improved fuel efficiency
With input from Umang Jain The Delhi Government introduced a new scheme to improve the operation of bus services where existing routes, 650 in total, were classified into ‘clusters’. This scheme envisaged concurrent operations of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) ...