The Age-friendly Public Transport Project

Senioren+vor+Bus+Titel-620x245The Age-friendly Public Transport Project brings together different sectors of society to improve urban mobility in Rio de Janeiro, with a primary focus on bus drivers. The project committee is formed by organizations of the transport sector, the Municipal Government of Rio de Janeiro, academics, private companies and individual collaborators. Research and discussion has led to the identification of potential actions, e.g. bus driver training and cultural interventions to improve attitudes of passengers and drivers.