People & Culture

Rethinking El Salvador’s public transit trouble

Riding a public bus in the Central American country can be a treacherous and even deadly experience. But a local think tank is using its newfound ability to conduct detailed on-the-ground research to help transform a system relied upon by millions.
  • Jul 19, 2017
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Dirty, chaotic and unsafe, El Salvador’s network of public transit buses and shelters has long been a serious problem. Now, a group of Salvadoran researchers has identified solutions that could help make using that system safer for everyone in the nation. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

Visit the Charting Change website to read “Rethinking El Salvador’s public transit trouble.”

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