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In order to explore the relationship and impact that urban mobility has on early childhood development and quality of life, ITDP Brazil carried out a study in the city of Recife, with the support of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, the Recife Planning Department and Recife Management (SEPLAG/PCR). The material brings specific recommendations for Recife,…

This report is a broad study concerning electrifying public bus systems, with the primary goal being to decrease carbon emissions from the transportation sector in the next decade and beyond. Battery electric buses (BEBs) provide a timely solution for cities looking to: significantly cut emissions from the transportation sector; improve air quality; decrease noise pollution;…

Micromobility is a transportation option that can be used for a variety of trip types, from short commutes, to first- and last-mile connections with transit, to inter-/intra-neighborhood trips. Micromobility refers to small, lightweight devices that: Typically operate at speeds below 25 km/h (15 mph) Can be human-powered or electric Can be shared or personally owned…

Demand for and use of private cars is growing worldwide, contributing to major challenges like poor air quality, traffic injuries, and climate change, especially in places experiencing rapid urbanization. Population growth and uptake of vehicles, coupled with inefficient public transportation and land use planning, make traffic a complex problem to manage. While many city leaders…

 

The BRT Standard is the centerpiece of a global effort by leaders in bus transportation design to establish a common definition of bus rapid transit (BRT) and ensure that BRT systems more uniformly deliver world-class passenger experiences, significant economic benefits, and positive environmental impacts. BRT plays an important role in the global effort to reduce transport…

The Sustainable Transport Award Committee gave its tenth annual award to Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo, the first ever award to result in a three-way tie, giving credit to the scale and substance of Brazil’s achievements in increasing mobility and enhancing quality of life in its major cities. In 2014, Belo Horizonte…

O encontro Política Cicloviária do Rio: como queremos avançar? foi realizado pelo ITDP Brasil, Studio-X Rio e Transporte Ativo, e contou com a presença de 33 pessoas de diversas regiões da cidade, interessados na mobilidade por bicicleta, tais como ciclistas, cicloativistas, urbanistas, gestores públicos e integrantes de associações locais de moradores. Seu objetivo foi construir de forma…

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