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Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro join global coalition of cities working to create clean air for all

Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro join global coalition of cities working to create clean air for all

By confirming their undertaking, the mayors of Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro come together with a coalition of 35 other city mayors that aim to ensure clean air for some 150 million people.

Bogota announces major street furniture project

Bogota announces major street furniture project

The 15-year deal includes the design, installation, operation and maintenance of more than 6,000 displays that will provide new public services.

Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city

Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city

Drivers in the Colombian capital lose 191 hours a year to congestion, according to the 2019 Inrix Global Traffic Scorecard, which identifies and analyses trends in more than 900 cities.

Calgary ranked best city for driving

Calgary ranked best city for driving

Low congestion and affordability are among the factors that put the Canadian city top of Mister Auto’s ranking while Mumbai was named the worst city for driving across the globe.

Rio Metro to roll out contactless payment with Visa

Rio Metro to roll out contactless payment with Visa

Metro Rio will be the first transit operator to launch contactless payments using the Visa Secure Access Module in late April.

Tembici adds intelligence to its Latin American bike-share schemes

Tembici adds intelligence to its Latin American bike-share schemes

Stage Intelligence’s BICO artificial intelligence optimisation platform will be rolled out in a number of cities across the region