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.
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