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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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  • Africa Accelerates Switch to Unleaded Gasoline

    A survey carried out by UNEP, which is a leading member of the global Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles, shows that Egypt, Libya, Mauritius and the Sudan are lead-free. This year Morocco, Reunion, Tunisia and Western Sahara will also fully phase out leaded gasoline. An additional 22 countries, including Eritrea, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, ...
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  • U.S. Road Building Extends to Earth’s Farthest Reaches

    Although the US is required to perform an environmental impact statement for the roadway, it is not yet complete. For now, the biggest impact of the roadway will likely be small amounts of fuel dumped along the route. Tractors running along the route will take the place of planes that currently supply the station with supplies. ...
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  • Tehran on the Road to More Sustainable Transport

    Site visits and consultations with city officials from both Bogotá and other Latin American cities provided the insight and inspiration for the commitment to creating a similar system in Tehran as a compliment to the growing number of sustainable transport projects already begun by the last two administrations. “BRT provides a simple and elegant mode of ...
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  • London’s Smooth Shift to Congestion Pricing

    One of London’s largest bus operators, Arriva, announced that it will rework its bus schedule because traffic is so light that drivers are forced to wait several minutes at stops after covering routes in record time. Observers have noted that some bus routes are running in half their normal time. “We are pleased to see traffic ...
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  • Mexico City Announces Bus Rapid Transit Plans

    Last fall, a referendum called for Mexico City citizens to vote on whether or not to construct the Segundo Piso, but only 6.6 percent of the population voted. This made the results invalid under a new Law of Citizen Participation, which governs the referendum process. Soon after, Mayor Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced he would ...
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  • Czech Transport Ministry Seeks to Undermine Highway Review Process

    So, the Ministry of Transport is readying a new law that would sweep away these delays. It would shorten highway approval processes, and limit who can object to approvals. Environmental groups protest that the law would be unconstitutional and violate the UN Declaration of Human Rights. They say that if their right to appeal through ...
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  • World Awaits Results of London Congestion Pricing

    Opponents of the congestion pricing system are encouraging drivers to refuse to pay both congestion charges and fines and have planned several protests during the program’s opening day. Others plan to boycott the 150 newsstands and convenience stores where customers can register for congestion charges. Under the congestion pricing program, motorists who enter an eight square ...
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  • Enrique Peñalosa Inspires Change in South Africa

    The three-hour conference was well attended by high-level officials from many relevant decision-making authorities. Former Mayor of Cape Town and long-time cycling advocate Frank van der Velde said that for the first time in 20 years he had witnessed a gathering of all of the relevant individuals and authorities from the City, Transport and Planning. ...
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  • China Cancels Metro Projects, Citing High Costs

    Subway lines built over the last decade in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou cost an average of US$72 million to US$96 million per kilometer. Shanghai also recently opened its US$1.6 billion magnetic levitation train, which runs from a new international airport into the city. Despite the announcement, officials from Guangzhou told local press they intend to go ...
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  • Stopping the Downward Spiral of Derelict Land: The Story of Sternberk

    Recognizing that the legacy of communist planning and the transition to a capitalist economy have left a remarkably large amount of derelict land in many Central European towns, ITDP has worked to remove the barriers to recycling this land. Without intervention, this land will remain as “holes” in city centers, even as new development pushes ...
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