Location: China

In the 7th year since the Guangzhou BRT (China) opened, we hear from a couple of its riders about the difference the system has made to their lives thus far.

Many of the world’s most important cities are expanding rapidly without adequate transportation planning. People Near Rapid Transit (PNT) measures the number of residents in a city who live within a short walking distance (1 km) of high-quality rapid transit. This is a good way to estimate accessibility and rapid transit coverage in large cities….

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…

The Rapid Transit to Resident Ratio (RTR) is a small statistic with a lot of information. The metric compares a country’s urban population (cities with more than 500,000 people) with the length of rapid transit lines (including rail, metro, and BRT) that serve them. This metric offers a snapshot of the access, equity, and quality of…

Increased car ownership in Beijing has resulted in a higher demand for parking spaces. Rather than taking a restrictive approach to parking as a means to reduce car travel and ownership, the government is trying to increase parking supply in an effort to solve parking problems. Simply increasing parking supply is not a solution as it leads to more traffic and…

This report provides an analysis of current problems and design recommendations for three selected sites in Tianjin, China, on issues of land use, density, non-motorized transport (NMT) and parking standards. ITDP carried out site investigation and data collection during June 18-22, participated in a World Bank workshop during June 23-27, and improved and combined the presentation files afterward. The design for…

A Special Policy Study Summary Report for the CCICED, the China Council for Internation Cooperation on Environment and Development This report, delivered to top Chinese officials, including Premier Li Keqiang and the State Council, details the growing problems of traffic congestion and traffic-related air pollution in Chinese cities, and provides a set of high-level recommendations for the State…

Transportation systems in many Chinese cities have reached a critical moment in dealing with traffic congestion and perceived parking shortages stemming from rapid motorization. Recent research shows that oversupplying parking, as many cities did in response to increased car use, in fact, worsens congestion problems. Cities that have limited or capped parking supply in dense…

2 0 1 0 年广州市修建了1 0 0 0 多公里的绿 道,成为了广州市民休闲娱乐的新去处和 交通出行的新路径。对于广州市,这个项 目的意义却远远不止改善了居民生活的 品质,绿道还倡导了“绿色出行,低碳生 活”的新理念,给广州的市民及游客提供 了舒适便捷的出行方式,开创了城市交通 的新时代,走出了可持续交通的新篇章。I TDP二十年来一直致力于绿道及慢行系 统的研究,拥有世界顶级的专家团队。在 过去的一年里,I TDP致力于广东省绿道 的研究,基于I TDP团队的经验和在广东 省内广州市、东莞市、惠州市、阳江市的 工作,提出了适合广东省绿道的规划与设 计原则,希望省、市级领导能从中获取一 些灵感,并在未来绿道建设过程中有所帮 助。将广州的绿道建设成为广东省乃至全 国的可持续交通示范性工程。

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