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  • [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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • Dedicated Bus Lanes Central to Renewal of Seoul Transit

    Forty kilometers of dedicated median lanes opened on major trunk lines. A trunk-and-feeder system with color-coded buses and an entirely new numbering system replaced the old haphazard route map. Customers now enjoy up to five free intermodal transfers through the use of new smart cards. Behind the scenes, a fully upgraded IT system makes use of ...
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  • New U.S. Transportation Bill Could Roll Back Environmental Protections

    In late May 2005, the U.S. Congress adopted its seventh short-term reauthorization of the “TEA-21” federal transportation law since September 2003, when TEA-21 expired. The law, which is renewed every six years, dictates how the majority of federal transportation funds are spent around the country. Conflicts among Congressional leaders and the White House continue to ...
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  • California Bikes Brighten South African City

    Based on the success of a pilot project in Calitzdorp, the Western Cape Provincial Government has announced it will provide California Bikes to 120 workers in four new project locations. With no public transport available, Zenzele road maintenance workers in the South African town of Calitzdorp were walking long distances – some up to 20km ...
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  • Monorail Companies Pressing for Contracts in Asian Cities

    In the last few months, monorail companies have been heavily marketing their projects in Indonesia, China, and India. There are two main monorail manufacturers pushing projects: Hitachi of Japan and MTrans Holding of Malaysia. New monorails were built recently in Chengdu, China, and in Kuala Lumpur. In India, MetRail of Switzerland and Fraser Nash of ...
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  • World Bank Says Dhaka Rickshaw Ban Should Not Go Forward

    The city was poised to expand the ban to cover a total of 120 km over the next several months.  While the initial proposal for the ban came out of an urban transport strategy developed under the auspices of a World Bank urban transport loan for Dhaka, after questions were raised by NGOs, the World ...
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  • Pre-Feasibility Study for Bus Rapid Transit in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

    Pre-Feasibility Study for Bus Rapid Transit in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
    Hyderabad urgently needs to develop a mass transit system protected from its increasing traffic congestion. Mass transit is needed now on three central corridors, and will eventually be needed on at least nine corridors. Bus rapid transit (BRT), metro, and monorail technologies could all provide a system with sufficient capacity and speed to improve mass transit ridership in those ...
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  • Seoul and Sustainable Transport: Leading by Example (Issue 17, 2005)

    Seoul and Sustainable Transport: Leading by Example (Issue 17, 2005)
    Letter from the Executive Director: You Don’t Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows • 2005 Sustainable Transport Award Recipient: Seoul, Korea • Tapping the Market for Quality Bicycles in Africa  • BRT: Poised for Take-off in China  • Pedestrianization in Yogyakarta: Transforming the Malioboro One Step at a Time • More ...
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  • BRT’s Great Leap Forward

    The Bus Rapid Transit phenom-enon continues to expand rapidly across the world. Jakarta opened a ground-breaking system in January of 2004 and new systems are soon to open in a dozen cities from Latin America to Asia. Many more are in the planning process, or committed to designing their own. Never has the donor community, ...
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  • What to Do About Urban Highways: Lessons from Mexico City

    It has been many decades since a new urban highway like Robert Moses’ notorious Cross Bronx Expressway has been built in the US or Europe. Highways that forcibly evicted tens of thousands of disenfranchised low income minorities and expose countless others to dangerous levels of air pollution and unsafe traffic are largely a thing of ...
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  • ITDP Transport and Health Care – Senegal

    ITDP Transport and Health Care - Senegal
    A report on current situation in the health sector of Senegal and possible roles for non-motorised transport interventions. This is a preliminary study investigating the medical and structural problems with rural health care in Senegal and exploring options for improving the system. While bicycles would address many of the community’s needs, specific environmental and cultural preconditions in ...
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