Sunday, October 25, 2020

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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If we want equitable smart cities, we need support from philanthropy

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