04 Mar '12, 2pm

Secrets of the world's top 'green-transport' cities | Energy << 75% renewables already

Secrets of the world's top 'green-transport' cities | Energy << 75% renewables already

Out of all the regions Siemens has examined so far, Africa has the most catching up to do in terms of efficient transport. Ironically, the African city that ranked best in terms of green transportation was the one that has a terrible reputation for traffic: Cairo. On the other hand, Cairo is the only African city to boast a substantial metro system, and — prior to the start of political turmoil there — was moving ahead with a $3.7 billion program to extend metro lines. The city has also launched programs to replace old, inefficient buses with new ones powered by compressed natural gas, and to encourage taxi drivers to replace their vehicles with cleaner, more modern ones (20,000 cabbies participated in that program in 2009).

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