Saturday, February 4, 2023

After your next trip, bring back a fresh perspective on transportation

Visiting communities other than our own can remind us to envision more for transportation in our own communities. This is especially important now, with...

Kisumu Puts Pedestrians First

Kisumu is a port city situated on the shores of Lake Victoria and is Kenya’s third largest urban settlement with a population slightly over...

Sustainable Resolutions for a New Year

Looking toward a better 2021. With such a difficult year behind us, it feels impossible to make resolutions fearing they may jinx an already chaotic...

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...

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Compact Electric Cities: The Only Way to 1.5°

To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and for a chance of limiting climate change to less than 1.5°C, neither vehicle electrification...

Transit fiscal cliff or transit fiscal doom?

When ridership plummeted at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, transit agencies across the country experienced substantial operating budget deficits. The federal government responded...

TRB: Transportation’s Really Broken

The Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting was held earlier this January in Washington, D.C. Despite claiming to be at the forefront of innovation, most...

Keeping Pace: Opportunities for Change within Greater Boston’s Bus System

ITDP and LivableStreets Alliance’s Keeping Pace report shows that the MBTA bus system in Greater Boston has not kept up with surging service demand...