Sunday, October 1, 2023

In China’s Cities, A Return to Cycling Prioritizes People and the Climate

What does the future of ‘cycling cities’ look like for China, what unique challenges do they face, and how are cities already taking action?...

In China’s Cities, A Return to Cycling Can Put People and the Climate First

What does the future of ‘cycling cities’ look like for China, what unique challenges do they face, and how are cities already taking action?...

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...

The City As A Learning Lab: Experiences and Inspiration from Bogotá

For the first time since the pandemic, ITDP and MOBILIZE Program partners convened in-person in Bogotá, Colombia for multiple days of knowledge sharing, hands-on...

How This Historic City Is Transforming Its Motorists Into Cyclists #WorldBicycleDay

This World Bicycle Day, it is important to share and explore lessons from a city that is making tangible efforts to make cycling safe,...

Creating A ‘Kingdom for Bicycles’ in Yichang, China

 Over the past two decades, ITDP China has been working closely with major cities to advance a vision for urban cycling, and implement bicycle...

Bogotá, Colombia’s Approach to Safe, Sustainable, and Accessible Transport

As with many global cities, the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic has led Bogotá to rethink its approach to sustainable mobility, improve access and...

Exploring the Cycling Gender Gap in China’s Cities

We know that there persists a gender gap in cycling that prevents women and girls from choosing cycling as a primary transport mode in...

The Eight Elements of a Cycling City

The COVID-19 pandemic underscored long-standing inequity and unsustainability in how we move around our cities. As more and more urban dwellers chose cycling as...

Building Cycling Cities in Rio de Janeiro and Recife, Brazil

Brazil’s cities, like Rio de Janeiro and Recife, have long been faced with unequal patterns of urban development and sprawl that have made mobility...

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Join us for Smart Growth Social!

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