Posts tagged with 'EMBARQ'
This Sunday, Cast Your Votes for "Iniciativa es México"
This Sunday, Cast Your Votes for "Iniciativa es México"
Iniciativa es México (IMx) is a movement that recognizes the power of collaboration in transforming ideas into realities. Originally started in 2010, the project is an online space where more than 47 million Mexican citizens can show their willingness to ...
TheCityFix Picks, May 13: Cape Town MyCiTi, Global Road Safety, Living Walls
TheCityFix Picks, May 13: Cape Town MyCiTi, Global Road Safety, Living Walls
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation Mobility ...
Best Practices in Integrated Transport Systems and BRT in Latin America
Best Practices in Integrated Transport Systems and BRT in Latin America
This was originally posted on EMBARQ.org Representatives from the most influential transit agencies in Latin America will join bus system developers and other international transport experts on April 25-28 to share “Best Practices in Integrated Transport Systems and Bus Rapid Transit ...
Commuters Rely on Bicycles in Aftermath of Japan's Earthquake
Commuters Rely on Bicycles in Aftermath of Japan's Earthquake
In the aftermath of Japan’s 8.9-magnitude earthquake and consequent tsunami, commuters relied on bicycles for quick and reliable transportation. Damaged roads remained in gridlock, streets lost electricity and officials cut back public transit service in the aftermath of the combined ...
New Report: UNEP Links Economic Growth to Sustainability
New Report: UNEP Links Economic Growth to Sustainability
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched a new report that makes the case for investing 2 percent of global GDP into 10 key sectors to propel a transition towards a “low carbon, resource efficient Green Economy ” and catalyze ...
Data and Analysis to Improve Road Safety in Arequipa
Data and Analysis to Improve Road Safety in Arequipa
The historic and ornate city of Arequipa is the economic and cultural hub of Southern Peru. But crowded streets, poor air quality and a disordered array of buses characterize mobility in this Andean city, the second largest in the country. ...
TT2011: Global Perspectives on Sustainable Transport and Urban Development
TT2011: Global Perspectives on Sustainable Transport and Urban Development
Originally posted on EMBARQ.org. Urban dwellers in China, India and Mexico may not think they have much in common, but cities in all three countries are experiencing similar rapid growth patterns and the subsequent challenges in managing that growth in ...
Bringing Cycling to the Forefront in Turkish Cities
Bringing Cycling to the Forefront in Turkish Cities
Originally posted on EMBARQ.org. EMBARQ Turkey, in collaboration with city officials and local planners, is working to facilitate the construction of pilot cycling corridors in three Turkish cities: Eskişehir, an urban area of about half a million people and two ...
Green Intelligence Live Blogging: "Moving Towards Clean Transportation"
Green Intelligence Live Blogging: "Moving Towards Clean Transportation"
The Atlantic held its third annual Green Intelligence Forum on energy and environmental issues on October 26 and 27 in Washington, D.C. The event brought leaders together on issues like conservation, energy, supply chain and manufacturing, alternatives to fossil fuels and ...
So This is Hollywood: Video as a Tool for Environmental Change
So This is Hollywood: Video as a Tool for Environmental Change
Originally posted on EMBARQ.org: EMBARQ [the producer of this blog] today hosted a video presentation and brownbag discussion about how videos can be a tool for environmental change, focusing specifically on stories about sustainable transport and urban planning. The event, ...
WorldChanging: "The Future of American Transportation Systems"
WorldChanging: "The Future of American Transportation Systems"
Sarah Kuck from WorldChanging interviews EMBARQ Director Nancy Kete for a feature story about the future of American transportation systems: What does transportation look like now in most U.S. cities? And where can we go from here? What do you ...
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