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To maintain the agreed international schedule, the sector will need to move beyond fossil fuels shortly after 2050 in the world’s most advanced regions, and by 2070 elsewhere.
Cornie Huizenga and Mark Major and Karl Peet May 15, 2017
Athens, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris will phase out the technology over the next decade, while announcing commitments on climate and air quality.
Gregory Scruggs December 8, 2016

A delegation from Ethiopia’s capital visited Ahmedabad, Indore and Bhopal for tips on launching express bus service, WRI India reports.

October 26, 2016
Como Hábitat III llega a su ciudad, una conversación con el alcalde de Quito, Mauricio Rodas.
Gregory Scruggs October 16, 2016
As Habitat III rolls into his city, Rodas tells Citiscope his hopes for the conference’s legacy for Quito.
Gregory Scruggs October 16, 2016

A large percentage of India’s commuters travel short distances by foot or bike, yet new development often requires lengthy commutes, The Hindu reports. 

November 20, 2015

All ill-planned bus-rapid transit network in India’s capital aggravated motorists by increasing traffic and delays, The Hindu reports. 

September 22, 2015

The bus network has saved South Africa nearly US$900 million by reducing travel times, slashing emissions and enhancing safety, Quartz reports. 

September 14, 2015
The high-level framework to be put forward at Habitat III is a key opportunity, but much of the needed activity will have to be undertaken by local authorities.
Gil Penalosa and Amanda O’Rourke August 14, 2015

The bus system will feature 37 stations over a 23 km route when completed in early 2016, according to the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy.

July 17, 2015

Innovative solutions such as bus-rapid transit have helped a lot in the Indian city, CityMetric reports. 

May 12, 2015

A California city in the heart of Silicon Valley opposes an urban innovation sweeping the globe: lanes reserved for bus rapid transit, the Palo Alto Weekly reports. 

January 12, 2015

Ho Chi Minh, a city awash in motorbikes, will add bus-rapid transit and a metro system in 2018, the Saigoneer reports. 

September 23, 2014

Taichung has launched an extensive bus rapid transit system to help reduce traffic congestion while it builds a metro rail system, The China Post reports. 

August 6, 2014

A service that began 40 years ago in Curitiba, Brazil is now popular in Europe and expanding rapidly in Asia, The City Fix reports. 

July 16, 2014

Writing in Streetsblog LA, a Los Angeles-based transit consultant recommends the city not just expand its rail network.

July 10, 2014
Walter Hook, CEO of the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, tells Citiscope where the BRT movement has been and where it's going.
Christopher Swope March 5, 2014
New bus rapid transit lanes are just one part of the new thinking about urban mobility in Buenos Aires.
Christopher Swope March 4, 2014
La Avenida 9 de Julio solía tener 20 carriles para el tráfico. Cuatro de ellos han sido cedidos a un nuevo sistema de autobús de tránsito rápido (BRT) — y es una señal del nuevo estrategia sobre movilidad urbano en el capital de Argentina.
Marcela Valente March 3, 2014
Avenida 9 de Julio used to have 20 lanes of traffic. A new bus rapid transit system now occupies four of those lanes — and signals a new way of thinking about urban mobility in the Argentine capital.
Marcela Valente March 3, 2014
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