Thursday, February 22, 2024

Art on the Move: Fusing Community Creativity with Public Transport

The City of Lynn, north of Boston, MA, and the Lynn Public Art Commission (LPAC) collaborated with the Boston Bus Rapid Transit initiative (BostonBRT,...

20 Groups Call for Strengthening the USDOT’s Equity Action Plan

On behalf of 20 national and community-based groups representing millions of Americans, ITDP submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) asking...

Why Road Safety is an Issue of Race and Equity in US Cities

This Juneteenth, it is crucial that the transport community continues to acknowledge the inequitable impacts of urban planning on low-income communities of color across...

US Working Group Calls on White House Council to Focus on Environmental Justice, Frontline...

Nine major national and regional transportation, environmental, and environmental justice organizations issued a statement yesterday on implementing environmental justice goals for frontline communities exposed...

Ensuring US Federal Transportation Policy Protects Frontline Communities

Nine major national and regional transportation, environmental, and environmental justice organizations issued a statement yesterday on implementing environmental justice goals for frontline communities exposed...

To Tackle Staffing Shortages, Boston’s Bus System Can Learn from These Global Cities

US cities need practical, creative solutions to improve its faltering public transit systems. In the Greater Boston area in particular, where ITDP US has...

U.S. Working Group Calls on White House to Strengthen Guidance on Transport Emissions

Earlier this year, in January 2023, the Biden Administration’s White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released updated Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas...

Why Trans and Queer Visibility on Public Transport Matters

There are two transgender holidays. The International Transgender Day of Remembrance is honored every November 20th. It is a memorial. Practically every member of...

An Antiracist Future For Our Infrastructure

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An Antiracist Future For Our Highways

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Does your city or region deserve more recognition for new transport, street design, or policy improvements that increase mobility and improve quality-of-life for your...

Tell your senator, now is the time for Complete Streets!

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