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Eric Goldwyn, PhD student at Columbia´s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and CSUD affiliate, traveled to Cape Town, South Africa from November 24 through December 27, 2012.

He worked with CSUD partners at the African Centre of Excellence for Studies in Public and Non-motorised Transport (ACET) at the University of Cape Town, partly thanks VREF's PhD Student exchange program. he worked with ACET on investigating how Cape Town´s minibus-taxi system operates and serves its residents in an effort to understand the similarities between Cape Town and the New York City transit systems, and how these two cities can learn from one another as they plan their transit networks.

Ref: Goldwyn, Eric. “The Limits of Bus Rapid Transit: A Cape Town Case Study." The Atlantic Cities. 14 March 2013. 

Research Organization: CoE New York, USA
The Limits of BRT - A Cape Town Case Study
Year: 2013
Type: Research article

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