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Tag Archives: EMBARQ

BEST A decade of reforms and improvements

The authors take a look at the developments and reforms in BEST – Mumbai’s public bus transport service during the last decade. Brihan Mumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) along with suburban rail are the life lines of Mumbai. The city with a growing population and a strong adherence to its railway lines, set up the BEST to operate the ...

New global database on Bus Rapid Transit launched

A comprehensive, public and global database of BRT systems in the world was recently launched by three global organisations – Embarq, Across Latitudes and Cultures – Bus Rapid Transit Centre of Excellence (ALC-BRT CoE) and the International Energy Agency (IEA). BRT systems have been implemented in about 134 cities all over the world ranging from Beijing to Bogota, and serve ...

Difficulties in implementing Bus Reforms

Most of the state governments and city administrations are not yet ready to accept the fact that bus-based systems can help solve the traffic and mobility problems of urban India. This is what Madhav Pai, Director, EBARQ India and Centre for Sustainable Transport, and publisher of the ‘Bus Karo’ Project, feels. Bus Karo Project is a guidebook published by Centre ...