Posts tagged with 'Chile'
Q&A: Three Years of Transantiago
Q&A: Three Years of Transantiago
Transantiago, the public transport system in Santiago, Chile that combines bus rapid transit (BRT), feeder bus lines and a metro system, celebrated its third birthday last month. You may remember the news coverage from its opening weeks in February 2007. ...
Guadalajara and Santiago Join "1000 Cities 1000 Lives" Global Health Campaign
Guadalajara and Santiago Join "1000 Cities 1000 Lives" Global Health Campaign
A few more cities recently joined the worldwide global health campaign, 1000 Cities 1000 Lives, which we wrote about previously here. The campaign, sponsored by the World Health Organization, was launched with the goal to get 1,000 cities around the ...
Median Lanes: Key in Bus Rapid Transit Performance
Median Lanes: Key in Bus Rapid Transit Performance
One of the most controversial aspects of Bus Rapid Transit design in Delhi has been the designation of median lanes as opposed to curbside lanes. The initial bus corridor in Delhi is based on median lanes to give priority to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...