06.07.2017

The first phase of a new bus-rapid transit system in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, serves 160,000 passengers a day. (ITDP)

Dar es Salaam wins 2018 Sustainable Transit Award

One year after Dar es Salaam became East Africa’s first city to implement a bus-rapid transit system, the Tanzanian capital has been awarded a major transportation prize.

SANTIAGO, Chile — One year after Dar es Salaam became East Africa’s first city to implement a bus-rapid transit system, the Tanzanian capital has been awarded a major transportation prize.

The winner of this year’s Sustainable Transport Award was announced today at a ceremony here during a conference called Mobilize. The award is given annually by the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, a global non-profit advocacy organization and host of the conference. As the winning city, Dar es Salaam will also host world transportation experts for next year’s Mobilize conference.

Read more on Citiscope, where the article originally appeared.


 
 
 
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