Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Why This Is Our Year of the Bus

In recent years, many cities have begun to invest more in improving the quality of public transport, including both physical and operational innovations. However,...

Cutting Urban Emissions with Policies that Promote Alternatives to Driving

Decreasing the number of miles traveled by cars and trucks is one of the most impactful measures considered in a recent ICCT study of...

Why Cities Need to Invest in Active Mobility for the Climate and Economy

Current urbanization trends, rising incomes, and increased vehicle ownership are steering cities toward a future with 40% less travel by walking, cycling, and public...

Elevating the Role of Active Mobility at COP28

A note from Heather Thompson, CEO of ITDP, and Sheila Watson, Deputy Director of the FIA Foundation, on active mobility at COP28.The post Elevating...

E-Buses: On the Road to Lowering Emissions and Improving Public Transport

The electrification of a city’s bus fleet allows them to actively fight against the harmful consequences of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). To support e-bus...

E-Buses: On the Road to Lowering Emissions and Improving Public Transport

The electrification of a city’s bus fleet allows them to actively fight against the harmful consequences of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). To support e-bus...

Two Years In, ITDP’s Cycling Cities Campaign Continues to Make Moves

On the second anniversary of ITDP’s Cycling Cities campaign, it is a time to recognize the remarkable strides made by our partners and cities...

The Right to Walk: Insights from Walk21 Kigali

Walk21 advocates for improvements to walking-related policy and infrastructure to ensure that walking is measured, valued, and prioritized by governments and stakeholders around the...

What’s New and What’s Next for These STA Honorable Mention Cities

Each year, ITDP and the Sustainable Transport Award Committee recognize diverse global cities that have implemented innovative sustainable transportation projects in the preceding year....

Achieving A More Sustainable Future for Africa’s Cities Through Transport

To address challenges and opportunities in implementing sustainable transport in African cities, ITDP Africa, International Climate Initiative (IKI), African Development Bank (AfDB), UN-Habitat, Children’s...

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Building housing near transit takes change at every level

Advancing equitable transit-oriented development requires all hands at the community level, but leadership at the state and federal level can also help propel change. Development...

Building Momentum for Transport Electrification in Indonesia

Worsening congestion is not only occurring in Jakarta, but on roads around the borders of cities like Tanggerang, Surabaya, and Bandung which continue to be packed...

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...