Monday, August 2, 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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Senate takes aim at essential transit relief dollars to cover the cost of their...

Image Source: Flickr/ MTA NYC With the bipartisan infrastructure framework legislative text nearing a vote, unused transit COVID relief dollars have become a target for...

Request for qualifications: illustration project

Transportation for America is seeking a qualified illustrator, designer or artist to produce a series of illustrations to communicate the need for changes to...

Cycling and Mexico City: Better than Before

Mexico City already has one of the world’s best bike-share systems. This year, Avenida de los Insurgentes, one of the longest avenues, got an...

Equity and inclusion in transportation: a conversation starter with USDOT

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has been engaging in a conversation with the public and the industry on the topic of equity and...