Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Taking Back the Curb, One Restaurant at a Time

While glimmers of hope about an impending vaccine glimmer in the future, the coronavirus still rages on. The toll the pandemic has taken on...

Pedestrians First Tool Guides Cities on the Path to Walkability

Walking is the world’s most common mode of transportation. Everyone, regardless of how they travel, is also a pedestrian, as most trips begin and...

Density is Not the Problem: COVID-19 and Cities

September marks six months since New York City imposed it’s PAUSE restrictions which encouraged people to stay indoors as much as possible and forced...

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...

Pune Leads India Toward a Sustainable Future

Every year, the Sustainable Transport Award is given to a city that has implemented innovative sustainable transportation projects to improve mobility, reduce air pollution...

With Restrictions Easing, Guangzhou Residents Flock to Streets and Parks

With restrictions easing, Guangzhou residents flock to streets and parks Life in Chinese cities is gradually returning to pre-COVID-19 conditions, with traffic jams during peak...

Where does the Sidewalk Begin? Rethinking Suburban Streets in the Time of COVID-19

I am one of the lucky people who can still work from a safe home during this crisis. Like many others, I have been...

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...

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Why Transit Inequality Persists in Brazil

Called a fundamental right, in reality, transit operates with inequality, especially for Black and low-income people. Access to transportation and mobility is not equal for...

Less than 30 days to speak out on transit funding

Last weekend, Congress gave themselves until October 31st to pass the infrastructure deal (the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or IIJA) and the budget...

Insights from Cairo: Improving Mobility Through Bikeshare

Amid the global bikeshare boom, the call for bikeshare systems in African cities is gaining momentum. The unprecedented rate of urbanization and increased vehicle...

Transit funds could crack under the pressure of the budget deadline

The upcoming continuing resolution to fund the government and avert a shutdown won’t include transportation spending, piling on the pressure to pass the infrastructure...