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Type: Webinar

Our world continues to change and evolve everyday since the coronavirus outbreak, and this pandemic will likely have longer-term impacts on our individual behaviors, lifestyles, commutes and travel. In China, strict containment measures have reduced the spread of the virus but also profoundly impacted urban transport systems. In this webinar, ITDP China will discuss the…

During this time of enormous growth in on-demand e-commerce, freight travel behavior patterns are distinct and rapidly evolving, generating unique demands for on- and even off-street space. Long term, as cities around the world adopt a “complete streets” approach, freight must be considered. By redesigning streets to allocate street and curbside space for transit and…

Cities around the world are realizing the potential of using low-cost materials like paint and planters—often referred to as tactical urbanism projects— to reclaim street space and improve safety and comfort for pedestrians and cyclists. ITDP works with cities in the Global South to design and implement “proof of concept” tactical urbanism projects, with the…

Cycling is a powerful tool to improve transportation and access in cities around the world. Many international agreements encourage cycling growth as a strategy to improve air quality, and NGOs and governments have developed guidance on how to implement specific pro-cycling policies. However, it is often unclear which policies will prove most successful in different…

Jakarta, Indonesia received the 2020 STA honorable mention for expanding and improving its BRT system, Transjakarta. This system has doubled ridership in less than three years, serving almost 1 million riders a day. Transjakarta integrated with the city’s minibus services, “kopajas,” to greatly expand coverage and also improved pedestrian access and intermodality at transit stations…

In cities around the world, urban highways have led to adverse effects including displaced communities, worsened air pollution, increased congestion, severed neighborhoods, and staunched economic development. Realizing that urban highways often cause more harm than good, cities are tearing down elevated viaducts and transforming them into boulevards. Notable examples include the Cheonggyecheon River project in…

E-bikes, e-scooters, and other modes of electric micromobility are gaining popularity in cities for their potential to replace car trips, improve access to transit, clean up air quality, and reimagine public spaces. Recent technological advancements and the rapid growth and adoption of shared mobility services have enabled small electric modes to scale, often serving as…

Recent bus priority pilot projects in greater Boston have gained national prominence for the speed with which tactical interventions, such as trial morning peak dedicated lanes and temporary boarding platforms, boosted the rider experience. Planned and executed within 6-9 months in 2018, the pilots yielded enormously positive results, from speedier trips to improved reliability and…

Streets are not only conduits for mobility and utilities, but they also form a huge chunk of our public space inventory. Designing streets as complete streets that cater to a myriad of different user groups and activities ensures a livable city that is sustainable. In this webinar ITDP India looked at why we need complete…

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