Cities in Focus: Istanbul

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Istanbul has the only intercontinental bus rapid-transit system in the world. With 64 million vehicles crossing it in 2005, the Bosphorus Bridge had become a major bottleneck for Istanbul commuters traveling between Europe and Asia. In March 2009, the historic mega-city unveiled the world’s first inter-continental bus rapid transit line, Metrobüs – easing congestion, reducing travel times and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

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