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The importance of public transport in Latin America

3 May 2016 | By Eleonora Pazos, Head of the Latin America Division, UITP

A quick walk through the centre of any large Latin American city will be enough to establish who rules the urban space. While approximately 100 million cars (one for every five people) are used on a daily basis, public transport has been losing ground each year. Users frequently experience inadequate…


Brazilian Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) networks lead the way

14 July 2014 | By

Fortunately the theme of urban mobility has gained increasing prominence in discussions at all levels. For the International Association of Public Transport, UITP, knowledge management and studies related to Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems has always been addressed as the main item of a positive agenda. UITP support for BRT…