Monthly Archives: February 2011

BRT is growing in Latin America

Curitiba is the home town of Volvo Buses in Brazil. The city was in practical terms inventing the concept of Buss Rapid Transit (BRT) in 1972 when Jaime Lerner, was the architect for and initiated the first trunk lines Read … Continue reading

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Social media

When going with the bus to the airport recently I sat next to a gentleman who was on his way to visit his family in London. We came to talk about the cold weather and winter sports, skiing and skating. … Continue reading

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Crude oil price rise again

When the oil price peaked in the summer 2008 the economy was growing all over the world and the “wheels” in the industry rotated faster than ever. When the economical crisis hit the western world the oil price dropped from … Continue reading

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Environmental Quiz

Last week we had a small gathering among friends. I prepared a quiz that I would like to recycle, to the benefit of the environment: 1, In which country does the population use most energy per capita. (2007) 2, How … Continue reading

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