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.

  • America, The Netherlands, and the Oil Crisis: 50 Years Later

    America, The Netherlands, and the Oil Crisis: 50 Years Later By Jacob Mason, ITDP The 1973 oil crisis caused gasoline prices to skyrocket and supplies to dwindle. Gasoline rationing led to long lines at gas stations and paralyzed car movement. Two countries—the United States and the Netherlands—responded to the crisis in nearly opposite ways. The Netherlands began a long-term policy shift away from a car-based society. ... Read More
  • In Cairo, ITDP Works to Improve Transport Access for Women

    In Cairo, ITDP Works to Improve Transport Access for Women  By Nour El Deeb, ITDP Africa “I leave home at 5:30 a.m. and arrive at 8 a.m. I take first a tok-tok for 5 EGP from the tunnel to Al -Khalafawy bus station. I wait 15 to 20 minutes for the bus to come. If the bus does not show up, I ride another taxi or ... Read More
  • Fortaleza’s Progress Shows that Change is Still Possible in Brazil

    Fortaleza’s Progress Shows that Change is Still Possible in Brazil Fortaleza has shown the impact that small, low-cost interventions can have on quality of life. Pedestrian improvements such as this raised crosswalk massively improve pedestrian safety and access to the streets.  Photo: Fortaleza City Hall by Clarisse Cunha Linke, ITDP Brazil   The capital of Ceará sees traffic fatalities drop to the lowest level in 15 years after creating ... Read More
  • Reclaiming the Streets of Fortaleza, Brazil (Issue 30)

    Reclaiming the Streets of Fortaleza, Brazil (Issue 30)In this vibrant issue of the Sustainable Transport magazine, we look forward to new leadership at ITDP, dive even deeper into the topic of women’s access to transit, explore progress and change in Fortaleza, learn about how transportation and early childhood development intersect, and much more! Letter from the CEO: New ITDP Leadership Embraces Old Values ... Read More
  • In India, the City of Pune is Making Space for Transit and People

    In India, the City of Pune is Making Space for Transit and People Pune is a flourishing green city of 6.5 million people in the western state of Maharashtra, a few hours from Mumbai. Since 2007, the city has set ambitious goals for a sustainable future, and 10 years out, there are big on-the-ground changes. In 2016, Pune was selected as one of 20 “Lighthouse Cities” under the ... Read More
  • Why Gender Matters

    Why Gender MattersThe following is an edited version of a live talk given by ITDP Brazil Country Director Clarisse Cunha Linke at the Velo-city global cycling summit in Arnhem-Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in June 2017. I saw more pregnant and elderly women on bikes in Holland in five days than I had seen in my entire life. At that ... Read More
  • Making the Case for Road Safety: A Tale of Three Cities

    Making the Case for Road Safety: A Tale of Three Cities A tactical urbanism intervention in São Miguel Paulista, São Paulo shows the potential of simple design for improving road safety and providing space for people.   According to the World Health Organization, global road deaths equaled 1.25 million in 2015 – more than the number of people killed annually in homicides. Road safety advocates are striving to cut the ... Read More
  • Dar es Salaam Leads a Breakthrough for African Cities (Issue 29, 2018)

    Dar es Salaam Leads a Breakthrough for African Cities (Issue 29, 2018) Cities Take the Lead on Climate Change Dar es Salaam Leads a Breakthrough for African Cities New Streets and Street Life in Moscow At MOBILIZE Santiago, Just and Equitable Cities are the New Normal In India, the City of Pune Takes the Lead in Making Space for Transit and People Less Parking, More City: How Mexico City Became a Leader ... Read More
  • Santiago, Chile Putting Pedestrians First (Issue 28, 2017)

    Santiago, Chile Putting Pedestrians First (Issue 28, 2017) Letter from the CEO: Inclusive TOD for Sustainable, Equitable Cities Santiago, Chile Improves Equity by Putting Pedestrians First At MOBILIZE Yichang, Mid-Size City Takes the Lead People Near Transit: A New Metric for Accessibility to Rapid Transit Mobility as Equity: Low-Income People Near Transit Is Your City Made for You? 14 Years in the Making, DART Brings Mobility to Dar es ... Read More
  • In Yichang, China, a New BRT Connects the City (Issue 27, 2016)

    In Yichang, China, a New BRT Connects the City (Issue 27, 2016) Letter from the CEO: Putting Pedestrians First Healthy, Equitable, Environmental Cities Transforming Our World with New Sustainable Development Goals In Yichang, China, A New BRT Connects the City A Sustainable Smart Future: New Transport Investments Tool Shows Indian Cities the Way Forward Changing Direction: Walking and Cycling in African Cities How to Enjoy the City with your Feet 2014 RTR Report: ... Read More

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