About The “Access for All” series distills common messages of inclusion, equity, and access for everyone to achieve equitable sustainable urban mobility. Future editions include integrating the mobility of children, elderly, informal settlement dwellers, and the physically disabled. The first edition of “Access for All: Access and Gender” explores how transportation systems have failed to…

The following is an edited version of a live talk given by ITDP Brazil Country Director Clarisse Cunha Linke at the Velo-city global cycling summit in Arnhem-Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in June 2017. I saw more pregnant and elderly women on bikes in Holland in five days than I had seen in my entire life. At…

Presentation notes for the UNEP Regional Workshop “Deals on Wheels: Sustainable Transportation Initiatives in Developing Countries”, San Salvador, July 28-30, 1999. Seventy percent of the 1.3 billion people living in poverty worldwide are women, according to the UN 1995 Human Development Report. Transport-related issues such as access to jobs, markets and social/educational facilities play an important, but underappreciated role in perpetuating…

Presentation notes for the UNEP Regional Workshop “Deals on Wheels: Sustainable Transportation Initiatives in Developing Countries”, San Salvador, July 28-30, 1999. Seventy percent of the 1.3 billion people living in poverty worldwide are women, according to the UN 1995 Human Development Report. Transport-related issues such as access to jobs, markets and social/educational facilities play an important, but underappreciated role in perpetuating…

Letter from the Executive Director and Program Director: Sustainable Transportation: Are We Winning the Battle But Losing the War? • Eastern Europe: Paving the Way to Environmental Disaster? • Women Take Back the Streets • South Africa: Dismantling the Apartheid City • News Briefs • The Philippines: The Road to Ruin • Will Bicycles be…

Letter from the Executive Director and Program Director: Sustainable Transportation: Are We Winning the Battle But Losing the War? • Eastern Europe: Paving the Way to Environmental Disaster? • Women Take Back the Streets • South Africa: Dismantling the Apartheid City • News Briefs • The Philippines: The Road to Ruin • Will Bicycles be…

Managing public transport data, electrifying buses and reducing traffic deaths are policies capable of significantly improving the quality of life in cities and making mobility more equitable for everyone. In Brazil’s cities especially, issues of access, inequality, and race and gender play a significant role in urban transport systems and have significant impacts on millions…

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