Local July 28, 2012 | 10:48 am

Funglode publishes report on transport system integration

Santo Domingo.– The Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (Funglode) announced the publication of Carl Allen’s "El Metro and the Impacts of Transport System Integration in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic."

The study is an evaluation of the potential impact of the transport system on poverty alleviation, congestion, pollution reduction and social and economic development.

The outcome of Allen’s research is this extensive report on the effects of the metro and feeder bus routes on the nation’s urban development, which includes recommendations for maximizing societal benefits.

As a Funglode fellow, Allen spent the summer of 2009 and January 2010 carrying out the research under the guidance of his National Academic Advisor and Transport Reform Office (Opret) Assistant director Leonel Carrasco.

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