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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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  • Urban Transportation and the Millenium Development Goals

    Urban Transportation and the Millenium Development Goals
    In 2000, at the UN Millennium Summit, governments committed themselves to cutting the number of people in poverty in half by 2015. This is to be achieved through eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with specific, measurable targets, all of them addressing poverty alleviation. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) do not include any specific goals or targets ...
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  • Stockholm Experiments with Congestion Charging

    Before the trial, city newspapers had reported ever-increasing opposition to the program ranging from 60% to 80% of all citizens. One month into the trial, however, authorities claim to be pleased with the initial results. In the first week traffic was reduced by 25% to 30%, more than experts had predicted. At the same time, traffic ...
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  • The Sudden Motorization of Iraq: an Update

    For a while, used cars were able to move over the borders into Iraq in an almost unrestricted fashion. One simply registered the vehicle (if at all) once it got to Baghdad. Unsure how long this would last, and with a significant amount of free cash in circulation, anyone who could obtain a car scrambled to ...
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  • Opinion: What dynamic local leaders can teach us about environmental stewardship

    Opinion: What dynamic local leaders can teach us about environmental stewardship
    These mayors have added quality public spaces and green zones, increased recreation areas for young people, reduced traffic congestion and improved air quality – thereby upgrading the quality of urban life, and attracting business investors. These mayors recognize that by reducing greenhouse gases they can improve the daily lives of their residents and improve planetary health ...
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  • Seoul, Korea Honored for Sustainable Transport Achievements

    Under the leadership of Seoul Mayor Myung Bak Lee, a four-mile elevated highway that once covered the Cheonggyecheon River in the city center was replaced with a riverfront park, high quality walkways, and public squares. Exclusive median bus lanes have been put on 36 miles of congested streets and the city government is now planning ...
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  • Becak Modernization in Yogyakarta

    With the support of the Toyota Foundation, ITDP has been working with its partners in Yogyakarta to develop a modernized becak. The becak is a non-motorized, three-wheeled rickshaw and is unique in having the passengers sit in front of the driver. Based on ITDP’s successful modernization of the rickshaw in India, the becak modernization project ...
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  • Dar es Salaam BRT: Preliminary Fare Collection Design

    Dar es Salaam BRT: Preliminary Fare Collection Design
    Proposals for the design of the fare collection system for the Dar es Salaam BRT. The proposed design consists of a Manual System, which can be enhanced with an Automatic System. The Manual System consists of a staff of cashiers at stations and conductors at feeder buses charging fares and controlling access to the BRT. At the back ...
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  • BRT Poised for Take-Off in China

    In 2005, China has been the scene of the most frenetic BRT development in the world. Plans for Bus Rapid Transit systems are being elaborated in a dozen major cities. A Construction Ministry decree and ongoing promotional efforts by the Energy Foundation and others have played an important role in this rapid expansion. Photo: Beijing BRT ...
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  • Latin America Update

    2005 has witnessed the initiation of a range of significant sustainable transport projects in Latin America. Mexico and Central America Metrobus, Mexico City’s Bus Rapid Transit system on the highly congested Insurgentes Avenue, was launched in June 2005 and, despite some operational struggles at the beginning, has improved its operations in subsequent months. ITDP provided technical assistance ...
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  • Pedestrianization in Yogyakarta: Transforming the Malioboro One Step at a Time

    Over the past three years, ITDP has been working with the Municipality of Yogyakarta, Indonesia to help pedestrianize Malioboro Road. For decades, many of Yogyakarta’s most important markets have been clustered around the Malioboro, and the road also serves as an important destination for tourists that provide a large share of the city’s income. While some ...
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