Jakarta, Indonesia received the 2020 STA honorable mention for expanding and improving its BRT system, Transjakarta. This system has doubled ridership in less than three years, serving almost 1 million riders a day. Transjakarta integrated with the city’s minibus services, “kopajas,” to greatly expand coverage and also improved pedestrian access and intermodality at transit stations…

Pune won the STA because of its accelerating commitment to all sustainable transit modes, particularly with significant growth in pedestrian infrastructure. Pune has become a regional leader in complete streets, in which streets are designed for all users, rather than only for cars; pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, and transit riders are given safe access with the…

The Sustainable Transport Award Committee invites you to join us as we celebrate cities that are transforming their streets, fighting climate change, and improving quality of life with innovative transport solutions. Representatives from the winning city of Pune, India, and the honorable mention city, Jakarta, Indonesia, will receive recognition for the cities’ achievements in 2019 with…

About the Webinar Fortaleza, Brazil transformed its urban mobility during a time of economic recession through the implementation of low cost and high impact projects. The transition from a car- to people-centric paradigm is based on three key factors: strong political support, highly qualified technical staff and data-based policies towards the promotion of public transport,…

Lanzhou, China, a city of three million, a major transportation hub, and the capital of Gansu Province in Northwest China, is one of the four finalists for the 2014 Sustainable Transport Award. In 2013, Lanzhou implemented the second-highest capacity bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Asia, integrated Transit-oriented Development projects along the corridor, and is…

Rio took significant steps toward improving their transit and reducing traffic as part of a comprehensive mobility plan ahead of the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic games in 2016. In 2012 Rio opened its first world-class bus rapid transit corridor, Transoeste, expanded a bike share program that was implemented in 2011, and…

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