Habitat III The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. 17 – 20 October 2016, Quito – Ecuador.

33. BYD Electrified Transportation

Sustainable Mobility

BYD

Location: Main stop, Patria Ave. and Juan Leon Mera St.

The electric bus and the five electric cars by BYD are examples of sustainable public transport and will also transport citizens along different routes throughout the Habitat III Village offering a brand new zero emission experience and showing a best practices in reducing pollution transportation. This project brings to Quito the experience of electrifying transportation around the world that was already successful in cities such as Bogota, Shenzhen, London, Hong Kong, New York, improving the quality of life, and promoting the use of electricity that is one of Ecuador’s main energy source, produced in the country by hydroelectric power plants at 94% by the end of the year.