Topic: Cycling and Walking

Micromobility is a transportation option that can be used for a variety of trip types, from short commutes, to first- and last-mile connections with transit, to inter-/intra-neighborhood trips. Micromobility refers to small, lightweight devices that: Typically operate at speeds below 25 km/h (15 mph) Can be human-powered or electric Can be shared or personally owned…

The City of Kisumu is experiencing rapid economic and population growth, resulting in high rates of urbanization and motorization. Conventional planning solutions have focused more on addressing the needs of motorists and neglecting the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, and those taking public transport. Increasing reliance on private motorized mobility is making transport in Kisumu increasingly…

This issue of the Sustainable Transport magazine reflects on the far reaching impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the global community – and, more importantly, the many ways that cities and communities, like Jakarta, Indonesia, winner of the Sustainable Transport Award in 2021,  have shown strength and resilience in the face of uncertainty. Take…

Pedestrians First is a set of interactive tools that measure walkability in cities around the world.  Walkability is complex and can be understood in many ways. This online tool features a hierarchy of needs that support walking and a description of the infrastructure, activity, and priority needed for walkability. Although these frameworks can be used independently…

Cycling is a powerful tool to improve transportation, increase access, and enhance the quality of life in cities around the world. People in cities that prioritize cycling see huge benefits, from faster commutes and easy connections to public transit, to improved air quality and health. But for many cities where few trips are currently made…

In this vibrant issue of the Sustainable Transport magazine, we reflect on ITDP’s 35th anniversary, see how Pune is leading India towards a sustainable future, discuss how we’re tackling climate change around the world, and so much more! Letter from the CEO: As ITDP Turns 35, Climate Change Is Accelerating. Fortunately, So Is Political Will….

Shared and electric micromobility are helping cities tackle the climate crisis. ITDP’s report, The Electric Assist: Leveraging E-bikes and E-scooters for More Livable Cities, provides a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and risks posed by e-bikes and e-scooters, as well as recommendations for how cities can link electric micromobility to sustainable transport goals and expand the…

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