Transportation

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2018 @ 08:58 AM / by Eugene Kobiako

A Carrefour parking lot in Saint-Denis, Reunion. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Eugene Kobiako.

A fascinating mélange of French and Creole cultures

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. Since Reunion is officially part of France, everything functions on the island almost exactly like it does in mainland France.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2018 @ 03:02 PM / by Yimkwan Tsang

A screenshot from a phone app for transportation in Jakarta, Indonesia. Here, the number provided connects the app payment method to a taxi hailed from the street. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Yimkwan Tsang.

Taxis vs Rideshares in Jakarta

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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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 05, 2018 @ 02:45 PM / by Zenab Tavakoli

Transportation around Mexico

During the February quarter, I surveyed three Mexican cities – Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, and Mexico City.



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[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2017 @ 08:33 AM / by Meleah Paull

For travel within the city and to certain suburbs, public transportation in Buenos Aires is a viable option.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 13, 2016 @ 06:30 AM / by Zenab Tavakoli

During my recent survey, I had the opportunity to spend a research day-trip in Kaliningrad, the non-contiguous Russian exclave wedged between Germany, Poland, Lithuania, and the Baltic Sea.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 31, 2016 @ 12:51 PM / by Patrick Benedetti

While surveying Baku I stayed across from the Park Bulvar Mall, a popular shopping center. One of the first pieces of advice hotel staff gave me was to be sure to use the underground passageway to get to the mall.



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