Tags: BRT

  • Videos
    As part of its ongoing engagement with Kochi city supported by the EC SOLUTIONS project, WRI India Sustainable Cities conducted a classroom training on ‘’Safe Access to Mass Transit Stations’’ in September, 2015, for the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL), who were also the co-organizers of the workshop. KMRL identified two...
  • Publications

    The Safe Access Manual is EMBARQ India’s latest publication and offers recommendations to develop safe access to mass transit stations in Indian cities. An investment of 15 billion USD has already been made across various cities to develop mass transit infrastructure such as metro rail and bus rapid transit. Improving access to mass transit in India can serve multiple...

  • Publications

    EMBARQ India’s latest publication, Bus Karo 2.0 – Case Studies from India seeks to understand and document the implementation of significant advancements in bus transport in India. A variety of case studies have been examined, and the different aspects of implementation investigated in order to assess the success of a project. The purpose of this...

  • Webinars

    Even though the rapid dissemination of Bus Rapid Transit BRT systems in Latin America and Asia, little is known about land development impacts of this type of massive transportation system. Both regions are currently leading the implementation of BRT systems in the world with 56 and 35 cities respectively. This webinar discussed the results of two research projects looking at land development...

  • Papers

    Big investments in urban transportation infrastructure are being made and anticipated at the national level, channelized at the local level through JNNURM and NIJNNURM reforms in India. This paper argues the need to use this nationwide infrastructural transformation as an opportunity to include groups that have hereto been physically marginalized from urban systems. As cases...

  • Infographics

    Cities in the developing world are in search of sustainable solutions to their accessibility and mobility related problems. During last five years, in city’s multi-modal transport option, Bus Transit - both in its basic and rapid form, has become the core of the chosen strategy. Indian cities are choosing Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) as a sustainable solution to its growing urban transport...

  • Reports

    The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) and North- West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) of Karnataka are proposing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system be­tween the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad in the northern part of Karnataka. To demonstrate the case of Transit Oriented Development, EMBARQ India has taken up a case of Hubli-Dharwad...

  • Publications

    In the last few decades, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems have emerged as a cost-effective, flexible, and environmentally sustainable form of public transportation. The world’s first BRT system was developed in Curitiba, Brazil, which was followed by the development of many other BRTs across Latin America, notably the TransMilenio BRT in Bogotá, Colombia. Encouraged by the success of these...