Sustainable Transport Magazine is an annual publication to keep our membership, colleagues, and the public informed of new projects and initiatives supporting bicycles, non-motorized transport (NMT), and sustainable transport initiatives around the world.

  • [WEBINAR] Indicators For Sustainable Mobility

    [WEBINAR] Indicators For Sustainable Mobility Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12pm EST Webinar Recording   More on the Indicators Indicators for Sustainable Mobility Presentation As Climate Change Escalates, US Cities Fail to Provide Car Alternatives   About the Webinar As cities seek to improve their transportation systems to make them more sustainable, equitable, and useful for people, it is critical that they first understand how their system performs.  To that ... Read More
  • ITDP Announces New CEO Heather Thompson

    ITDP Announces New CEO Heather Thompson We are pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Thompson as our new chief executive officer. Ms. Thompson, who has been serving in the role of interim CEO since February, was selected by the ITDP board of directors after an extensive, international search. Her transition to permanent CEO is ongoing, and will be effective October ... Read More
  • Bus Rapid Transit Nearly Quadruples Over Ten Years

    Bus Rapid Transit Nearly Quadruples Over Ten Years Bus rapid transit has grown by 383 percent in the last ten years, according to new data released by ITDP. As cities around the world discover the benefits and cost effectiveness of BRT, they have built hundreds of systems across dozens of countries that qualify as true BRT. A new interactive map shows a comprehesive ... Read More
  • ITDP Releases New Study on Climate Change Ahead of UN Climate Summit

    ITDP Releases New Study on Climate Change Ahead of UN Climate Summit As world leaders gather for the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on September 23rd, ITDP and the University of California, Davis, have released a new report on the impact of transportation emissions on our climate future. According to the new study, more than USD$100 trillion in cumulative public and private spending could be saved, and ... Read More
  • With MobiliCAMPUS, ITDP Brazil Builds the Next Generation of City Leaders

    With MobiliCAMPUS, ITDP Brazil Builds the Next Generation of City LeadersWith MobiliCAMPUS, ITDP Brazil Builds the Next Generation of City Leaders Read More
  • Urban Freight Will Keep Growing, but it Doesn’t Have to Look Like This

    Urban Freight Will Keep Growing, but it Doesn’t Have to Look Like ThisAs customers of online retailers continue to purchase everything from groceries to furniture online, delivery services show no sign of abating. Is it time for freight to change? Last week, The New York Times published a devastating look at one of the ways that Amazon’s delivery practices are making our streets more dangerous places, especially for ... Read More
  • What is the Opposite of Broken Windows?

    What is the Opposite of Broken Windows?Fortaleza, a city of 3 million in Brazil’s northeast coast, and like many other Brazilian cities, had been plagued by staggering rates of traffic fatalities. Today, the city is hailed as a best practice, having reduced traffic related injuries and deaths by a 40 percent, along with a significant increase in bikes and public transport ... Read More
  • In 2018, China’s Transit Boom Subsides, Scaling Back Growth Worldwide

    In 2018, China’s Transit Boom Subsides, Scaling Back Growth WorldwideIn 2018, China’s Transit Boom Subsides, Scaling Back Growth Worldwide Read More
  • Learning from Each Other in Fortaleza

    Learning from Each Other in Fortaleza___________ 225 Transport and Development Experts from 48 Cities in 21 Countries gathered in Fortaleza, Brazil to celebrate, study, and work to replicate the city’s high impact, low cost interventions at the 2019 MOBILIZE summit. ___________   Mayors and city officials discussed the cost of re-humanizing cities in Fortaleza, Minneapolis, and Bogotá. The panelists discussed the challenges of building ... Read More
  • Transjakarta: A Study in Success

    Transjakarta: A Study in SuccessTransjakarta: A Study in Success Read More
  • On Mexico City’s Buses, a Little Technology Goes a Long Way

    On Mexico City’s Buses, a Little Technology Goes a Long WayBy Santiago Fernández Reyes & Gonzalo Peón Carballo, ITDP Mexico (see in Full Report in Spanish here) Over eight million people rely on public transport in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA). Many daily commuters travel two hours each way under conditions that are generally unsafe. In 2016, there were 3,667 traffic collisions involving public transport ... Read More
  • Pune, India Wins 2020 Sustainable Transport Award

    Pune, India Wins 2020 Sustainable Transport AwardPune, India is a city with a population of over 3.5 million people in the central northwest state of Maharashtra located a few hours by bus from Mumbai. It is a rapidly developing city with a growing, robust economy, and fortunately, an ambitious plan to improve mobility. For years, Pune has been moving closer to ... Read More
  • MOBILIZE: Fortaleza Welcomes Hundreds of Transport Experts

    MOBILIZE: Fortaleza Welcomes Hundreds of Transport Experts  225 experts from 48 cities in 21 countries attended MOBILIZE Fortaleza   Fortaleza (June 24, 2019) – Fortaleza, a coastal city of 2.6 million in the state of Ceará, has achieved something that cities around the world envy: a massive drop in road fatalities. That alone is an achievement, but what makes it even more impressive, is ... Read More
  • Preparing Cities for the Future: An Interview with MOBILIZE Keynote Speaker, Gil Peñalosa

    Preparing Cities for the Future: An Interview with MOBILIZE Keynote Speaker, Gil Peñalosa Gil is the founder and chair of the internationally recognized Canadian non-profit organization 8 80 Cities. He is also first Ambassador of World Urban Parks. He holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, where he recently was selected as one of the “100 Most Inspirational Alumni” in the school’s history. In 2015 Gil ... Read More

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