Topic: Climate and Transit Policy

About Addressing the climate crisis will require rapid, sustained transformation in every country and every sector of industrial activity. In The Compact City Scenario – Electrified report, researchers from ITDP and the University of California, Davis (with support from the ClimateWorks Foundation) modeled the global changes that will be necessary to decarbonize urban passenger transport. The…

About As part of ITDP’s global Cycling Cities campaign and with support from the FIA Foundation, this report finds that networks of protected bicycle lanes in middle-income cities reduce greenhouse gas emissions, lower transport costs, and prevent premature road fatalities in a highly cost-effective way.  Connected networks of physically-protected bicycle lanes, rather than disconnected, unprotected…

About Cycling has significant economic benefits — for individuals, cities, and society — and functions as a low-cost, high-yield, scalable solution to climate and equity issues. Investments in cycling infrastructure also create jobs and opportunities to expand existing industries or develop new ones. While many cities have seen firsthand the benefits of investing in infrastructure and…

About Since 2012, the City of Tartu, Estonia, 2022 recipient of an STA Honorable Mention, has been implementing programs, infrastructure, and policy that transformed the city into a model for sustainable, accessible mobility based on data, feedback from residents, and ambitious climate goals. This case study, co-developed with TUMI and the City of Tartu, shows lessons…

About The climate crisis is real – we must act immediately. Transportation, including personal vehicles and freight, accounts for 40 percent of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Los Angeles and is a top contributor to air pollution. This is a planning guide for the City of Los Angeles which explores opportunities to address urgent…

About In order to explore the relationship and impact that urban mobility has on early childhood development and quality of life, ITDP Brazil carried out a study in the city of Recife, with the support of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, the Recife Planning Department and Recife Management (SEPLAG/PCR). The material brings specific recommendations for…

About In early 2021, the City of Lviv, Ukraine has been selected as the honorable mention recipient of the  Sustainable Transport Award. “Lviv – From Streets for Cars to Streets for All,” a case study report co-produced with TUMI, presents lessons learned of Lviv’s transformative journey. Lviv’s STA recognition reflects a decades-long process toward reclaiming…

About The impacts of climate change are already wreaking havoc on ecosystems and economies. To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and for a chance of limiting global warming to less than 1.5°C, governments worldwide will need to use every possible policy tool to reduce emissions from transportation. Neither vehicle electrification nor mode…

About In 2021, the City of Jakarta was selected as the winner of the 2021 Sustainable Transport Award. Together with the City of Jakarta, ITDP, and with assistance from TUMI, we bring you “Lessons Learned from Jakarta’s Journey to an Integrated and Resilient Transport System,” a case study report.  Over the last few years, Jakarta…

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