Type: Report

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 2020, Zu Peshawar, the first Gold Standard BRT on the Indian Peninsula, has been moving over 250,000 passengers daily, providing access to the city for women, persons with disabilities and the youth. The system’s design, centered on the needs of people who need it most, is the highlight of achievements which earned the…

About Persons with disabilities make up nearly 15 percent of the global population, and more than half of all people with disabilities live in towns and cities. Yet our cities rarely address mobility needs across the full spectrum of people’s abilities.  Developed in partnership with World Enabled (The Victor Pineda Foundation), this report explores accessible…

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 More than a billion children live in cities, yet most of our cities have not been designed to meet the needs of babies, toddlers, and their caregivers. Mobility systems are often not planned with their travel characteristics in mind. This negatively affects children’s physical, mental, and cognitive development in cities, as well as increases…

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…

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