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Sustaining Mobility: Bus Rapid Transit and the Role of Local Politics in Bogotá

Bassett, Thomas E ; Marpillero-Colomina, Andrea Angotti, Tom (Editor)

Latin American Perspectives, March 2013, Vol.40(2), pp.135-145 [Periódico revisado por pares]

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  • Título:
    Sustaining Mobility: Bus Rapid Transit and the Role of Local Politics in Bogotá
  • Autor: Bassett, Thomas E ; Marpillero-Colomina, Andrea
  • Angotti, Tom (Editor)
  • Assuntos: Bus Rapid Transit ; Bogotá ; Urban Mobility ; Transportation Policy ; Urban Growth ; Social Sciences (General) ; History & Archaeology ; Political Science
  • É parte de: Latin American Perspectives, March 2013, Vol.40(2), pp.135-145
  • Descrição: Bogotá, Colombia, has been a pioneer in the development of efficient, low-cost urban transportation networks with its innovative bus rapid transit system. As the TransMilenio enters its second decade of operation, the long-term sustainability of the system has come into question. The current mayoral administration supports the construction of a subway network, which it claims will elevate Bogotá to the status of a “global city.” An examination of transportation development in Bogotá using interviews, field research, and primary source data in addition to extensive theoretical and comparative research reveals the ways in which politics and neoliberal policies have limited this development. La ciudad de Bogotá, Colombia, ha sido pionera en el desarrollo de transporte eficiente de bajo costo con su sistema innovador de transito rápido por autobús. Mientras el Transmilenio entra en su segunda década de operación, se cuestiona la sustentabilidad del sistema al largo plazo. La administración...
  • Idioma: Inglês

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