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All over the world, many cities have faced difficulties in expanding their rapid transit networks at the scales and rates needed to meet the challenges posed by urban population growth, economic development and climate change. In order to understand how to respond to these challenges, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) undertook an…

Desde que el automóvil hizo su aparición hace unos 100 años, y su posterior masificación en las ciudades latinoamericanas en los últimos 50 años, el diseño de nuestras ciudades y calles ha sido adaptado de forma incremental para favorecer el acceso y movilidad de los vehículos motorizados, especialmente el automóvil particular. Por ello estamos presenciando actualmente el desarrollo…

Part 2: Growing Rapid Transit Infrastructure —Funding, Financing, and Capacity Large cities of the world require strong coverage of rapid transit networks to ensure they remain competitive, and that local communities have a healthy environment, vibrant urban economy, and an equitable, high quality of life for all residents. Many cities—especially those with growing populations, incomes, and/or large infrastructure deficits—have…

The Potential for Dramatically Increasing Bicycle and E-bike Use in Cities Around the World, with Estimated Energy, CO2, and Cost Impacts Cycling plays a major role in personal mobility around the world, but it could play a much bigger role. Given the convenience, health benefits, and affordability of bicycles, they could provide a far greater proportion of urban passenger…

The Kyiv City State Administration (KCSA) identified on-street parking mismanagement in Kyiv as a major issue for the city’s quality of life, public budget and overall transport functions. In response to KCSA’s request for assistance in parking reform, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) commissioned this assignment and appointed a team of consultants who analyzed the current…

Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand, a state that remains largely rural, but is urbanising fast. The use of personal motor vehicles is expanding rapidly in Ranchi, leading to congestion in central areas and safety challenges. Ranchi lacks a formalised public transport system and people are largely dependent on paratransit for their day-to-day travel. This report aims to develop…

Boston finds itself at a crossroads. The metropolitan area is in dire need of bold, modern, resilient, but also cost-efficient transit solutions to improve and complement our existing system. The record-level snowfall in 2015 and other extreme weather events are harsh reminders of this longstanding reality. Metropolitan area planners have included BRT in a number…

Já está disponível para download o novo Caderno de Referência para Elaboração de Plano de Mobilidade Urbana (PlanMob). O documento tem por objetivo auxiliar as cidades na elaboração de seus planos de mobilidade. Inicialmente publicado em 2007, o caderno passou por uma cuidadosa revisão técnica do Ministério das Cidades e instituições parceiras, dentre elas o ITDP Brasil,  incorporando na versão…

No dia 14 de março de 2015, um grupo de representantes da sociedade civil se reuniu para promover um primeiro momento de reflexão sobre o Plano de Mobilidade Urbana Sustentável (PMUS) da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro. Este grupo discutiu e sistematizou temas centrais que devem ser contemplados no PMUS com o objetivo de melhorar…

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