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From the Golden Coast to the Bay State: U.S. Cities on the Move

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Reducing emissions with better transit, part three: Examples from leading cities

Greater transit use is key for lowering emissions, and cities across America are reconsidering how they serve their residents with public transit—and the land...

Climate Activism through Bus Fleet Electrification

Climate Activism through Electrification The past year has demonstrated that the existential threat of climate change can no longer be put off or not taken...

Buses are Critical to Zero-Emission Mobility in Los Angeles

Los Angeles residents lose over 100 hours each year due to traffic congestion. For decades, freeways and single-family neighborhoods spread outward and parking consumed...

The World Stopped but Transit Kept Moving

Public transportation, despite being an essential service, is frequently on the chopping block for municipal budget cuts. In 2020, transit worldwide was walloped by...

Jakarta Is What Resiliency Looks Like

For the past several years, the city of Jakarta, Indonesia, has been on track for a major transport transformation. Like most other big cities,...

US Transit Leaders: “We Must Prioritize, Invest, and Do Better for BRT”

The majority of transit trips in the US are by bus. California State Senator Scott Wiener’s keynote address at ITDP’s U.S. Bus Rapid Transit...

From Skeptic to Advocate: One Boston Area Mayor’s Transit Journey

Everett, Massachusetts, is a city directly bordering Boston. It has an ethnically diverse population of 40,000 people––one-third of whom were born outside of the...

Lessons from Mexico City and Los Angeles

In a dialogue published in our annual newsletter, two ITDP Directors, Michael Kodransky and Bernardo Baranda, discuss their respective cities in terms of mobility...

How China Kept Transit Running During Covid-19

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, governments throughout the world have reopened public transport systems as people have begun to return to work, school,...

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