Daily Archives: January 25, 2012

Rio de Janeiro unveils its first BRT station

The benchmark station on Estrada do Magarça will be available for public viewing before it starts operating, so that the population can test and learn about the system. With 10 regular turnstiles and two adapted for wheelchair users, the station was designed to take advantage of the natural ventilation, featuring a long […]

San Francisco & Medellin win 2012 Sustainable Transport Award

San Francisco, USA and Medellin, Colombia, are the two winners of the 2012 Sustainable Transport Award by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy. The other nominees, Cape Town, South Africa and Buenos Aires, Argentina both received an Honourable Mention award.
Already in its 8th year, the Sustainable Transport Awards (STAs)- hosted by the Institute for […]