Tuesday, July 16, 2024

The High Cost of Transportation in the United States

What does the average American pay to get around every day in 2024? What portion of their income is devoted to transportation? Is that...

The Need to Reimagine the Nairobi Expressway As A Green Corridor

The Nairobi Expressway, implemented under a build-operate-transfer model by China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), is arguably Kenya’s most distinct private-public partnership project. While...

How Beijing is Rethinking Parking and Reclaiming Public Space

Due to rapid motorization and a lack of parking management policy, Beijing’s sidewalks, setbacks, bicycle lanes, and streets have been gradually taken over by...

The Current Fuel Crisis Is An Opportunity to Reshape US Cities

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Leapfrogging Past the Urban Highway

Urban highways are obsolete technology. By investing in walking, cycling, and public transit, rapidly developing cities can leapfrog past the outdated urban highway, and...

The Next Pandemic Surge: Traffic

This year has begun with more uncertainty than 2020. Many questions remain: about the vaccine, government readiness, what the future may hold, and...

Why Your City Doesn’t Have Enough Cyclists

Why Your City Doesn’t Have Enough Cyclists More people on bicycles on the streets benefit everyone in the city, even if they never get on...

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Building Momentum for Transport Electrification in Indonesia

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We need to expand the conversation on transportation safety

We can’t significantly address safety concerns if we’re not looking at the most dangerous modes of transportation. (Frank Warnock, Bike Delaware) On May 9, the...

From excitement to reality: Implementing passenger rail on the Gulf Coast

Federal advocacy and allies were essential to turning local momentum for passenger rail from New Orleans to Mobile—set to reopen this very year—into a...

3 Guides for Safe, Efficient, and Sustainable Urban Mobility in Brazil

Managing public transport data, electrifying buses and reducing traffic deaths are policies capable of significantly improving the quality of life in cities and making...