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December 20, 2010

I’m off to see the wizard

It was my first trip to Brazil, a nation made famous by the Christ in Rio, Copacabana Beach, and the Amazon River basin. However, as FedEx has begun to support mass-transit solutions through EMBARQ, an emerald city from Brazil began to emerge: Curitiba (pronounced Cure-ee-chee-ba), listed as one of the greenest cities in the world. This city of 1.7 million residents was mentioned as the city where bus-rapid transit and transit-oriented development took hold. It was time to head to Oz.

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February 3, 2010

Making Mexican Cities Economically Competitive & Better Places to Live

FedEx would like to introduce Nancy Kete, the Director of EMBARQ (The WRI Center for Sustainable Transport), an agency who recently received funding support from FedEx for sustainable transportation in Mexico.  Nancy oversees a network of Centers for Sustainable Transport in Mexico, Brazil, Turkey, India and the Andean region, which work with cities on mass transit projects, public space improvements and cycling and pedestrian initiatives.

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January 14, 2010

Fixing traffic congestion in Mexico

FedEx would like to introduce Nancy Kete, the Director of EMBARQ (The WRI  Center for Sustainable Transport), an agency who recently received funding support from FedEx for sustainable transportation projects in Mexico.  Nancy oversees a network of Centers for Sustainable Transport in Mexico, Brazil, Turkey, India and the Andean region, which work with cities on mass transit projects, public space improvements and cycling and pedestrian initiatives.

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