Friday, November 14, 2014

Paint on the street does not protect bicyclists

Unachicaenbicicleta: "El día comenzó con una triste noticia para la Ciudad de México, el primer usuario del sistema ecobici murió atropellado por un transportista. Historias así realmente me acongojan.
A veces siento que los automovilistas, choferes de transporte público y motociclistas piensan que los ciclistas tenemos 7 vidas, como dicen que tienen los gatos. Lamento informarles que no, sólo tenemos una, igual de frágil que la suya; una vida que cuando rodamos exponemos de sobremanera por su impericia y prepotencia, y también por nuestra imprudencia."


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Chile unveils plans to invest $4.2 bn in public transportation projects

Fox News Latino: "Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday announced plans to invest $4.2 billion in 14 projects to upgrade public transportation, including the construction of a new Santiago Metro line and the expansion of two other lines."

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Monday, September 1, 2014

More buses now in Lima, Peru

Fox News Latino: "Beginning Monday, 125 buses are running on Tacna, Garcilaso de la Vega and Arequipa avenues between Lima's historic center and the Miraflores district, replacing some 4,500 vans known as "combis.""

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Transport operators call for national public transport policy

JamaicaObserver.com: "KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Taxi and bus operators are calling on government to implement a national public passenger transport policy to guide activities in the sector."

Monday, June 16, 2014

Biggest problem in Port-of-Spain? Cars.

Businessmen’s take: Parking problems paralysing PoS | The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper: "In an interview with the T&T Guardian, Aboud said: “We wish to emphatically point out that the lack of parking is a more serious threat to the city of PoS than crime, cleanliness or vagrancy. “It remains one of the most formidable problems facing the capital city and it is not dramatic in any way to say the lack of parking combined with the ruthless towing of vehicles is strangling the city to death.”"