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  • [WEBINAR] Indicators For Sustainable Mobility

    [WEBINAR] Indicators For Sustainable Mobility
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12pm EST Webinar Recording   More on the Indicators Indicators for Sustainable Mobility Presentation As Climate Change Escalates, US Cities Fail to Provide Car Alternatives   About the Webinar As cities seek to improve their transportation systems to make them more sustainable, equitable, and useful for people, it is critical that they first understand how their system performs.  To that ...
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  • ITDP Announces New CEO Heather Thompson

    ITDP Announces New CEO Heather Thompson
    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Thompson as our new chief executive officer. Ms. Thompson, who has been serving in the role of interim CEO since February, was selected by the ITDP board of directors after an extensive, international search. Her transition to permanent CEO is ongoing, and will be effective October ...
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  • Bus Rapid Transit Nearly Quadruples Over Ten Years

    Bus Rapid Transit Nearly Quadruples Over Ten Years
    Bus rapid transit has grown by 383 percent in the last ten years, according to new data released by ITDP. As cities around the world discover the benefits and cost effectiveness of BRT, they have built hundreds of systems across dozens of countries that qualify as true BRT. A new interactive map shows a comprehesive ...
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  • ITDP Releases New Study on Climate Change Ahead of UN Climate Summit

    ITDP Releases New Study on Climate Change Ahead of UN Climate Summit
    As world leaders gather for the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on September 23rd, ITDP and the University of California, Davis, have released a new report on the impact of transportation emissions on our climate future. According to the new study, more than USD$100 trillion in cumulative public and private spending could be saved, and ...
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  • Centre okays Ahmedabad’s ambitious BRTS project

    Centre okays Ahmedabad’s ambitious BRTS project
    The first phase is 12 kms from RTO circle to Pirana bridge. It is routed through Shivranjani cross roads, Nehrunagar, Shreyas crossing and Vasna. Under the project aimed at providing better public transportation there will be special lanes for buses. There will be modern bus stops, special low floor CNG buses and electronic ticketing system. There ...
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  • Jakarta Plans Massive Elevated Toll Road Expansion

    The projects, which would cost Rp 23 trillion, or Rp 270 billion per kilometer (approximately $18,056,250 per mile), were offered to investors at last year’s Infrastructure Summit in Jakarta. The projects have received some criticism, however.  “The new inner-city turnpikes will only benefit private car owners,” said Firdaus Cahyadi of the Jakarta Environmental Caucus. According to ...
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  • BikeTown comes to Botswana

    Bike Town, a bicycle donation program originally started by Bicycling Magazine for American communities, has launched its first African initiative. The BikeTown Africa program began in Botswana the last week in May through joint efforts between Bicycling Magazine, Kona Bicycles, Bristol Myers Squibb’s Secure the Future Foundation and ITDP. BoCap (Gaberone) and the Bobirwa ARV ...
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  • Rickshaws in the new millennium

    Rickshaws in the new millennium
    But at a time when the west is looking for such sustainable solutions, most Asian governments are ignoring them, and still worse trying to discard them. Rather than improving the cycle rickshaws, they are attempting to eliminate them in a false hope of creating a more “developed” way of living. Rickshaws have been banned in many ...
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  • Mexico City’s MetroBus Celebrates Its First Birthday

    June marked the one year anniversary of MetroBus, Mexico City’s Bus Rapid Transit system. The occasion was celebrated with a city government event and a photographic exposition titled, “One Year in the Right Direction”. MetroBus transports an average of 250,000 passengers a day during the week through 36 stations on Insurgentes Avenue, the city’s longest street. The ...
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  • Former Mayor of Bogotá Named ITDP Senior Fellow

    “ITDP is honored to have Mr. Peñalosa join us as a Senior Fellow,” said ITDP Executive Director Walter Hook.  “Enrique Peñalosa’s transformation of the city of Bogotá from a nightmare of traffic congestion to one of the world’s most livable cities has made him an inspiration for leaders around the world.  ITDP has never had ...
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  • China to Remain a ‘Kingdom of Bicycles’?

    China back on the bicycle bandwagon? There are signs that China, faced with energy shortages as well as worsening congestion and air pollution, is turning its attention back to encouraging cycling in its cities. A senior Minister in June criticized the Beijing city administration for making it harder for cyclists to get around, saying that the ...
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  • Op-Ed: What the developing world can teach us about kicking oil addiction

    In recent months it has become increasingly difficult for Americans to ignore two painful realities.  The first is the realization that climate change is less a theory to be debated and more a real threat that we can’t afford to ignore.  The second is that oil prices possess the same capacity to wreak economic havoc ...
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  • Blair’s Budget Cuts Undermine Benefit of London’s Pricing Scheme

    The budget cuts £125 million for the next two fiscal years (2004/5 and 2005/6), while Transport for London projects that the congestion charge will raise £130 million each year. The budget for 2005/6 is £200 million less than in both of the previous two years. Though TfL anticipated cuts in the next budget cycle after a ...
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  • Development: Big Business in Reform School, But Is It Sticking?

    Development: Big Business in Reform School, But Is It Sticking?
    In Canada, banks and financial institutions with over one billion dollars in equity must produce public accountability statements regarding their contribution to the country’s economy and society. In Nigeria, oil and gas companies are required to contribute about three percent of their annual revenues to the Niger Delta Development Commission, while the British government requires pension ...
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