Posts tagged with 'Chile'
Beyond a bus system: Complete streets to revitalize Santiago, Chile
Beyond a bus system: Complete streets to revitalize Santiago, Chile
Chile’s new “complete streets” approach will be a paragon of integrated transport. Photo copyright Marcelo Kristopher. In 2006 Santiago, Chile implemented a public transport reform that reorganized the capital city’s buses into an integrated system with its already successful metro. ...
BRT systems move 24 million people over 3,781 kilometres of road daily. Photo by Erwin Morales.
Global BRT Webinar To Be Held Tomorrow
Mark your calendars! The Across Latitudes and Cultures  – Bus Rapid Transit Centre of Excellence (ALC-BRT) is announcing a monthly webinar series to share timely public transit research and encourage ongoing international collaboration across the BRT space. The series is ...
Lessons in "Living" Cities from Santiago
Lessons in "Living" Cities from Santiago
This blog post is a part of the catalyzing new mobility program and receives support from The Rockefeller Foundation. Last week in Santiago, Chile, the Plaza Italia was once again crowded with bicyclists for the monthly cicletada. Local bicycling organizations and ...
Santiago Restricts Car Use to Ease Air Pollution
Santiago Restricts Car Use to Ease Air Pollution
A version of this post was originally published by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti in Portuguese on TheCityFix Brasil on June 27, 2011. Air pollution in the capital of Chile has reached alarming rates, forcing the city to declare a Level 2, ...
Establishing Standards to Improve BRT Systems in Latin America
Establishing Standards to Improve BRT Systems in Latin America
Latin America has some of the most touted transit systems in the world, but it also has some poorly run and maintained transport systems. Since the 1970s, ever since the concept of BRT was born in Curitiba, Brazil, these systems have ...
Back to School Edition: Mobile Classrooms Set Up in the Slums of India’s Largest Cities
Back to School Edition: Mobile Classrooms Set Up in the Slums of India’s Largest Cities
For children in massive cities, access to education is dependent on mobility. India’s families living in marginal areas or fringe settlements face cultural, economic and geographic barriers that prevent kids from attending school regularly. The web of tiny roads and ...