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The New Heart of Mumbai: Bandra Kurla Complex

Jan 07, 2020 @ 08:30 PM / by Andrew Morollo

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The Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, referred to by many as BKC, has continued to develop and is fast becoming the new business and residential heart of Mumbai. Originally intended to serve as an alternate business district to help decongest south Mumbai, commercial office stock has increased at phenomenal rates in the past five years. BKC now houses India’s Stock Exchange and the Indian headquarters of many large multinational companies.

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Transportation Projects in Mumbai and the Supreme Court Ruling on the Coastal Road Project

Dec 17, 2019 @ 06:24 AM / by Andrew Morollo

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Mumbai has long been known as a city with high levels of air pollution from the choking congestion and horrendous traffic conditions. During my recent survey, I confirmed that this reputation has yet to change! The construction of the elevated lines of the Mumbai Metro project continues to aggravate traffic problems along SV Road in the expat areas of Bandra, Santa Cruz, and Khar. Additionally, rush-hour gridlock in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) is being impacted by the work on the BKC Metro station project where there will be a new Metro Line 3 and 2B interchange.

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What's the best way to travel around Mauritius?

Jun 19, 2019 @ 09:09 AM / by Philli Wong

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Transportation in Mauritius can be challenging for new assignees. Driving is a necessary part of life here as traveling across the island for meetings and activities is common.

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How does Transportation in Buenos Aires Compare Globally?

May 02, 2019 @ 07:44 PM / by Amber Chan

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From Hong Kong to Banjul and everywhere in-between At home in Hong Kong, getting around the city is simple due to our modern subway. When traveling for survey, I get the opportunity to experience the wide spectrum of ease and difficulty found in the world’s transportation systems

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Why is it so expensive to own a car in Singapore?

Apr 14, 2019 @ 07:45 PM / by Alex Davis

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Singapore can be one of the most expensive places in the world to purchase a vehicle because of the Certificate of Entitlement (COE), which is required for purchasing a car and allows for ownership for a period of ten years. Singapore uses a Vehicle Quota System (VQS) to determine the number of COEs made available to the public.

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How do you get around in Saint-Denis, Reunion?

Dec 11, 2018 @ 08:58 AM / by Eugene Kobiako

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This past quarter I surveyed Saint-Denis, Reunion, an isolated island that was a fascinating mélange of French and Creole cultures. Reunion Island is an overseas department and region of France located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius. Its capital and economic center is Saint-Denis.

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Evolving Transportation in Jakarta, Indonesia

Nov 29, 2018 @ 03:02 PM / by Yimkwan Tsang

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Rideshare companies are having an impact in Jakarta, a city where traffic is ever present and getting around can be challenging. While it is common for expatriates to have a car and driver here, taxi and rideshare companies are innovating ways to capture expatriate clientele.

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The Ho Chi Minh City Metro: Will it ever be complete?

Sep 05, 2018 @ 02:40 PM / by Eugene Kobiako

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The HCMC Metro is a rapid transit project that has been in the works since 2001. Over the years, it has attracted international attention due to construction accidents and budgeting issues that have delayed construction of even the first line, which broke ground in 2008.

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Has your Global Mobility Program considered hiring a driver for International Assignees?

Feb 23, 2018 @ 01:52 PM / by Jonathan Nyquist

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Even in less developed locations, mobile phone networks can now connect to email and VPNs. As a result, investing in a driver is an important consideration.

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A future with less traffic? Expatriate Transportation in São Paulo [3-minute read]

Nov 22, 2017 @ 07:00 AM / by Meleah Paull

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As the Americas most populous metropolitan area, traffic in Sao Paulo is infamous, regularly landing on top-ten lists of most hours spent behind the wheel.

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