Beijing has announced an effort to further constrict its vehicle quota control regulation in the hopes of curbing air pollution and traffic congestion in China’s capital city.
November 20, 2013 // Livable Cities Symposium, hosted by EMBARQ Turkey. Ben Welle, EMBARQ's Assistant Director for Health and Road Safety, presented on the role of transit-oriented development in making communities safer, healthier, and more active.
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), in partnership with the Sustainable Transport Award Steering Committee, has announced four city finalists for the 2014 Sustainable Transport Award (
Ms. Fei Li will evaluate and challenge the current parking standard, a prevalent vehicle planning policy that is often overlooked, through data collection and analysis to fill the research gap.
January 2013 // S.K. Jason Chang, PhD, Advisor to the Taipei City Government, presented on motorcycle management in Taiwan at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
This report reviews and synthesizes information regarding challenges experienced by transport system decision makers in three key areas: planning, implementation and operations. In order to assist urban transport planners and implementing agencies, the study also provides recommendations on...
May 2010 // Washington, D.C. Senior Transport Engineer Dario Hidalgo explains alternative solutions to sustainable urban transport, including non-motorized transport, disincentives to indiscriminate car use, transit-oriented development, and bus rapid transit.