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    SEPTAinable Transit Sustainability Plan

    January 10, 2013 Philadelphia

    "SEPTAinable: The Route to Regional Sustainability" is the sustainability plan for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), which provides public transit for five Pennsylvania counties, including Philadelphia. SEPTA developed this plan with the goal of streamlining resources and maximizing investments in order to enable its transit system, the sixth largest in the nation, to provide a foundation for regional sustainability improvements.

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    Integrating Transport Modes for Sustainability

    December 16, 2012 Rio de Janeiro

    The City of Rio de Janeiro has identified the need for efficient intermodal stations and has included plans to implement several stations in critical areas of the City. In light of the upcoming global events of FIFA 2014 and the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro is planning to implement a comprehensive network of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors, which will serve close to 2 million people per day.

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    Managing Parking for Mobility

    December 16, 2012 Rio de Janeiro

    Congestion and prolonged commute times have become a negative reality of large cities. The City of Niterói, located in the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro, has begun to acknowledge that while the issue is politically sensitive, the common interest is better served by managing parking supply. The City has been prioritizing efficient public transportation, creating bus-only corridors, and removing unnecessary on-street parking spaces to enhance mobility for its citizens.

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