Pune won the STA because of its accelerating commitment to all sustainable transit modes, particularly with significant growth in pedestrian infrastructure. Pune has become a regional leader in complete streets, in which streets are designed for all users, rather than only for cars; pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, and transit riders are given safe access with the…

The Sustainable Transport Award Committee invites you to join us as we celebrate cities that are transforming their streets, fighting climate change, and improving quality of life with innovative transport solutions. Representatives from the winning city of Pune, India, and the honorable mention city, Jakarta, Indonesia, will receive recognition for the cities’ achievements in 2019 with…

MOBILIZE is ITDP’s annual sustainable transport summit, which brings together urban transport and development practitioners alongside world-class researchers to celebrate best practices and accelerate the implementation of sustainable transport projects. Each year, ITDP and the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) Committee select a city that has implemented innovative sustainable transportation projects in the preceding year. This year,…

Lanzhou, China, a city of three million, a major transportation hub, and the capital of Gansu Province in Northwest China, is one of the four finalists for the 2014 Sustainable Transport Award. In 2013, Lanzhou implemented the second-highest capacity bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Asia, integrated Transit-oriented Development projects along the corridor, and is…

Rio took significant steps toward improving their transit and reducing traffic as part of a comprehensive mobility plan ahead of the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic games in 2016. In 2012 Rio opened its first world-class bus rapid transit corridor, Transoeste, expanded a bike share program that was implemented in 2011, and…

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