Public transportation is one of the key challenges each city needs to address, in order to provide the proper infrastructure for its citizens.
The City of Portland, Oregon, is one of the urbs that strives for improved performance in this area. Portland Streetcar is a city venture into transit services, as the city works with 2 transportation partners: Portland Streetcar Incorporated (PSI), a private nonprofit corporation, and TriMet, the public transportation agency for the Portland metropolitan area.
The Philippines economic growth has accelerated in 2015 and remained in an ascending trend until now. But is economic performance all it takes to consider a country a good example of managing performance at national level?
Located in the heart of South East Asia, The Socialist Republic of Vietnam has experienced a steady economic growth during the last twenty-five years. Starting from the late 1980s, the central government has initiated a vast array of economic reforms, commonly known as “Đổi Mới´” (open door) with the objective of moving the country away from a centrally planned economy, penalized by large-scale production, trade deficits and hyperinflation, back to a market oriented one.
Located in the heart of South East Asia, The Federal Constitutional Monarchy of Malaysia has experienced a steady economic growth during the past 20 years. After the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998, Malaysia continued to post solid growth rates, averaging 5.5% per year in the 2000-2008 period.
Governing effectiveness is the foundation of a country’s state development and it triggers progress in all key areas: security, economic and social context, as well as environmental matters.