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About Electric buses have enormous potential to improve urban transport systems. The rapid growth of battery-electric buses (BEBs) signals increasing interest in this technology as a means to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve quality of life. Cities must electrify their buses as more and more people around the world depend on buses than…

About Rapid motorization has been a global trend in recent decades and has presented troubling consequences, such as air and noise pollution, traffic-related injuries and deaths, and inequity. As vehicle use increases, so does demand for storing vehicles, both for short-term stays on the street near drivers’ destinations and longer-term stays in off-street lots and…

April Fools! As of today, we don’t have a report on the benefits of kick scooters, but they nevertheless are a vital part of the micromobility landscape. So if you are looking to learn more, check out our Maximizing Micromobility report and infographic below!  About During the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, cities responded quickly to…

About Demand for and use of private cars is growing worldwide, contributing to major challenges like poor air quality, traffic injuries, and climate change, especially in places experiencing rapid urbanization. Population growth and uptake of vehicles, coupled with inefficient public transportation and land use planning, make traffic a complex problem to manage. While many city…

About the Series The “Access for All” series distills common messages of inclusion, equity, and access for everyone to achieve equitable sustainable urban mobility. Each paper and related resources explore how transport systems have failed to account for diverse mobility patterns. This series provides recommendations for key stakeholders from civil society, subnational authorities, donor organizations,…

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This third version of the TOD Standard is structured by the same eight principles as the previous two versions, published in 2013 and 2014. Many metrics have received minor updates to clarify instructions, improve the experience of the assessors, and correct occasional gaps in proxy metric performance. The most substantial revisions were made to the MIX Principle,…

   

About Transit-oriented development (TOD) is a critical solution to the unsustainable, car-dependant, and transit-poor urban sprawl that has characterized the growth of cities around the world over the last century. It also contrasts with transit-adjacent development that fails to foster the strong walking and cycling environment needed to complement and actively support the use of…

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