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Promosi Budaya Berjalan Kaki di Surabaya

Surabaya, 5 April 2016 — Berjalan kaki di Surabaya bukan hal yang mudah. Kondisi trotoar yang kurang baik, cuaca panas dan tranportasi publik buruk pelayanannya menyebabkan masyarakat lebih memilih naik motor atau mobil daripada berjalan kaki. Dalam rangkan menciptakan budaya jalan kaki inilah pemerintah mulai gencar memperbaiki trotoar dan muncul komunitas-komunitas pejalan kakiyang mengadakan acara jalan kaki bersama dengan tema tertentu. Baca lebih lanjut.

Pushing for sustainability: can technology reduce congestion?

Mumbai, 4 April 2016 — Despite the highest public transit ridership in all of India, Mumbai authorities are heavily investing in infrastructure for private vehicles. With rising temperatures and growing congestion on the streets, Mumbai needs to focus on public transit. Moovit, a transportation planning mobile application, may be able to make public transport more convenient for Mumbaikars. See more.

الأتوبيس النهري في القاهرة: هل هو الحل لمشكلة التكدس المروري المزمنة في المدينة؟

Cairo, 1 April 2016 — إن الأتوبيس النهري في القاهرة هو وسيلة مواصلات بديلة منخفضة التكلفة تساعد الناس على تجنب الإزدحام المرووي، لكنه يعاني من الكثير من المشكلات وينتظر الحكومة لتقدم له يد المساعدة لإنقاذ وسيلة المواصلات التاريخية تلك.
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Jakarta Smart City – Kolaborasi Cerdas Masyarakat dan Pemerintah

Jakarta, 22 January 2016 — Penggunaan teknologi informasi adalah suatu keharusan bagi Jakarta. Perkembangan jaman dan tingginya arus urbanisasi menuntut Jakarta menjadi lebih cerdas agar mampu memenuhi kebutuhan warganya. Smart City merupakan salah satu upaya pemerintah DKI Jakarta untuk menjawab permasalah perkotaan yang melibatkan masyarakat dan swasta. Baca lebih lanjut.

Mejorando el transporte público en Bogotá: vuelta al comienzo

Bogotá, 20 enero 2016 — La ubicación de Bogotá en la cordillera de los andes y en la región ecuatorial, convierte a la capital de Colombia en una ciudad especialmente vulnerable a los efectos del cambio climático. Para combatir el cambio climático y mitigar sus efectos, la administración municipal ha tomado una ambiciosa serie de medidas. Leer más.

Promoting cycling where gas is dirt cheap

Caracas, 31 December 2015 — It’s hard to turn down a trip in the car when gas is just $0.02 per liter. But that’s what citizens in Caracas are doing to turn around the car-focused culture. Cycle enthusiasts are taking to the streets with business ideas and social events to make the congested capital into a more bike-friendly city – all efforts that play a big role in combatting climate change. See more.

Infrastructure investments to reduce poverty in Lagos suburbs

Lagos, 18 November 2015 — A rising population combined with limited land space has led to a housing deficit in Lagos, forcing many workers to seek residency in the city’s suburbs. Though these locations are not so far from the metropolis, commuting has become a major challenge. The state government through its Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) started the Rail Mass Transit system in 2009 to serve as a faster and more efficient means of transportation both from the outskirts and within the city. The Blue Line Project is one of the seven rail projects proposed by the government. See more.

Problemas de transporte en Soacha, una ciudad conurbada con Bogotá

Bogotá, 16 novembre 2015 — La conurbación es una consecuencia casi inevitable cuando las ciudades crecen a un ritmo explosivo, como ha sido el caso de Bogotá. La vecina Soacha, ahora completamente conurbada, ha pasado de tener 28,000 habitantes a finales de los 70 a tener 500,000 en la actualidad. El hecho de que un área conurbada quede bajo dos administraciones distintas ha complicado la provisión de servicios básicos, como el agua y el transporte. Leer más.

Building East Africa’s most efficient public transit network

Dar es Salaam, 13 November 2015 — Dar es Salaam, one of sub-Saharan Africa’s rapidly urbanizing centers, is on track to obtain megacity status by 2020. By 2030, it will have the fastest growth in emerging middle class households in Africa (those earning $5,000-$20,000 per year). With this future ahead, infrastructure is going to need to keep up—and the government has a plan. See more.

Dhaka’s new transit hub could cut commuting times in half

Dhaka, 11 November 2015 — Dhaka is densely populated with an extremely populated city center, making transport in the city challenging. To combat this, the government has designed the Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development project. In collaboration the Japan International Cooperation Agency, the new system is expected to move over 60,000 commuters per hour. Many struggle for housing at the city center but at the same time, cannot afford it. This project helps connect the outer city population to the city hub without having to fight the expense of living there. See more.