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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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  • Central Europe’s New Brownfield Malls

    Thanks to the efforts of a local NGO, Vankovka, a new development in Brno, Czech Republic will preserve an historic brownfield site and incorporate community services into new mall development. The site was purchased by the city of Brno and will be developed by the German firm ECE. Next to a new shopping mall, in the ...
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  • Surabaya Toll Road Proceeds over Objections from City

    Toll road promoters received a boost in July when President Megawati suggested that eight suspended toll road projects, including the one through Surabaya, were to move forward. Since then, the Mayor and other elected leaders, who are from the same political party as the president, have felt pressure to refrain from public criticism of the ...
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  • Maracaibo Weighs Bus Service Improvements, Light Rail

    Based on the results of the Commission’s evaluation, two projects have been given new life – a light rail project developed in 1994 and a bus restructuring proposal created in 1995. Though the light rail project was never completed, the infrastructure was partially built. Work on light rail infrastructure will restart in October, while the project ...
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  • ITDP Europe – SUSTRAN Launched

    Founding members included Michael Replogle (ITDP President), Walter Hook (ITDP Executive Director), Yaakov Garb (ITDP CEE Regional Director), Jirina Jackson (ITDP CEE Program Director), Andras Lukacs (President, Clean Air Action Group, Hungary), Roelof Wittink (Director I-CE Cycling, Netherlands), Axel Friedrich (Director, MobileSource/Transport Section, German Federal Environmental Agency-UBA), Manfred Breithaupt (Senior Transport Adviser, GTZ Germany), Deike ...
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  • Pedestrianizing Asian Cities (Issue 15, 2003)

    Pedestrianizing Asian Cities (Issue 15, 2003)
    Letter from the Executive Director: US Fiddles While Oil Burns • Bus Rapid Transit Spreads to Africa and Asia • Transit Terror: The view from Jerusalem • Sao Paulo’s Bus Reform Leads to Turmoil • Access Africa Update • Iraqi Oil and the Future of OPEC • Pedestrianizing Asian Cities • Car Free Days Go ...
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  • U.S. Bill Could Eliminate Funds for Cycling, Safety and Transit

    The bill, which has passed the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies, would cut funding in half for Amtrak, the U.S.’s intercity passenger rail system. Amtrak President David Gunn has identified $1.8 billion as the minimum funding level needed to avoid a costly shutdown ­ the bill would provide only $580 million. The bill ...
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  • Manila’s Fireflies Ride Again, Celebrating “Peace and Pedals”

    “Fireflies are very sensitive insects, and very beautiful too. They are, however, dying in Metro Manila because of pollution,” said Dinna Louise C. Dayao, a member of the Brigade. “Like them, we are dying too, albeit slowly, because of pollution. We bike to show everyone that we want clean air, now” she said. This year, Lufthansa ...
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  • EU Behind on Kyoto Goal, Transport Emissions to Blame

    While the results are certainly disappointing, at least the EU is participating in the Kyoto Protocol and performing yearly monitoring studies that point to the specific areas where emissions targets are not being met. The United States, on the other hand, withdrew from Kyoto and made no progress toward complying with its predecessor agreement, the ...
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  • Black Stars on Bogotá Streets

    While Bogotá’s pedestrian death rate has dropped in recent years ­ 179 pedestrians died in car crashes last year compared to 184 the previous year ­ pedestrians are at the greatest risk. Currently, 61% of deaths caused by automobile crashes in Bogotá are pedestrians. The stars campaign, organized by the Mayor’s Office and the Road Prevention ...
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  • Segway Inventor Dean Kamen and Sustainable Transport Groups Clash

    Mr. Kamen evidently believes that Segway belongs on the sidewalk and that they are not safe to operate in the street in mixed traffic. Having made this decision, the Segway Corporation placed itself into direct conflict with pedestrians and sustainable transport advocacy groups who are trying to protect already scarce public pedestrian space. Furthermore, by marketing ...
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