Posts tagged with 'mass transport'
D.C. Transit Data Now Available on Google Maps
D.C. Transit Data Now Available on Google Maps
In a new partnership with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Google announced a recent update to Google Maps that will now include all of D.C.’s Metro and bus stations, stops and routes, as well as connections to other ...
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 ...
Brookings Institution: Transit and Jobs in Metropolitan America
Brookings Institution: Transit and Jobs in Metropolitan America
The Metropolitan Policy Program (MPP) at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. yesterday hosted “Missed Opportunity: Transit and Jobs in Metropolitan America,” an event that coincided with the release of Brookings’ first-of-its-kind analysis on public transit’s ability to link workers to ...
Decade of Action for Road Safety: Top 10 Posts
Decade of Action for Road Safety: Top 10 Posts
This post is part of a series related to the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. On Wednesday, May 11, 2011, the United Nations will officially launch the Decade of Action for Road Safety, an effort to curb road ...
Multinational Companies Target Developing Cities for Increased Profits
Multinational Companies Target Developing Cities for Increased Profits
A recent article in Forbes highlighted the role that multinational companies play in improving quality of life for the lowest-income neighborhoods of developing countries. The rapid growth of cities and the expanding informal housing sections have proven to be a ...
Raising Revenues through Bus Advertisements
Raising Revenues through Bus Advertisements
The Charlotte-Area Transit System (CATS) signed a five-year, $2.6 million contract with Titan, a transit advertising company, to allow advertisements on its fleet of buses and light rail. The agreement gives Titan the exclusive right to sell and manage advertising on ...