Monday, April 12, 2021

In Ethiopia, New Leadership Embraces Transport Solutions to Fight Climate Change

In Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, over half of daily trips are taken on foot. This rapidly growing city, home to over three...

Quiz: How Bike-Friendly is Your City?

There are a range of beliefs all around the world of what makes a city bike-friendly. Some point to the most visible factors, such...

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...

During Coronavirus, Jakarta’s Cycling Grows as does Police Backlash

Cities all over the world are realizing the advantages of moving around without a car – cycling, walking, scooting, or even roller blading, are...

Five Temporary COVID Measures that US Cities Should Make Permanent

Over the past month, as the spread of COVID-19 has upended daily life throughout the United States, cities have been grappling with how to...

Post-Pandemic, Chinese Cities Gradually Reopen Transport Networks

Post-Pandemic, Chinese Cities Take Stock of Transport Networks Last week, China reported a milestone: no new infections of COVID-19 for the first time in about...

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...

Will E-bikes Make Cycle Highways Happen?

Cycling offers ample benefits to the daily commuter: light exercise, fresh air, and a low stress commute on two wheels. However, people may not...

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 By investing in walking, cycling, and public transit, rapidly developing cities can leapfrog past the outdated urban highway, and...

Minnesota takes important steps to drive down emissions

To address urgent climate needs, every state will need to make it possible for their residents to drive less every day. But too many...

Biden’s infrastructure plan is out. Here are our thoughts

Early this morning, the Biden administration released the American Jobs Plan, President Biden’s infrastructure proposal. There’s a lot to be excited about, including massively...

Now Hiring — Policy Director

Transportation for America (T4America) – a program of Smart Growth America – is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual with deep knowledge, experience...