Andrés Fingeret, Argentina Country Director for the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, answers some questions and explains the current status of bus rapid transit in Buenos Aires for the environmentally-focused Latin American blog, TuVerde.com. Click here to read the interview.
Construction of the system stations will begin on the first corridor in just a couple of months and the city government aims to open the line for use at the end of 2010. The second and third corridors are in the planning and design stages and will connect the north and south with the city center. ITDP continues to play a key role in the initiative, working with the city to develop this much-needed, efficient and relatively inexpensive mass-transit augmentation.