Topic: Public Transport

About The Atlas of Sustainable City Transport is an online data dashboard that displays indicators of sustainable and inclusive urban passenger transport. The Atlas includes measurements of nine indicators for over 1,000 metropolitan areas, as well as measurements over 40,000 of legal jurisdictions and districts. These indicators do not just measure infrastructure: they measure what…

About this Edition The BRT Standard is both a framework for understanding BRT and an evaluation tool for BRT corridors based on international best practices. BRT experts have evaluated the elements that receive points in the BRT Standard in a wide variety of contexts. When present, these elements result in consistently improved system performance and…

About Addressing the climate crisis will require rapid, sustained transformation in every country and every sector of industrial activity. In The Compact City Scenario – Electrified report, researchers from ITDP and the University of California, Davis (with support from the ClimateWorks Foundation) modeled the global changes that will be necessary to decarbonize urban passenger transport. The team found that only through…

The 2023 issue of the Sustainable Transport Magazine has been re-designed and re-imagined, offering readers a dynamic, in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities to sustainable urban mobility in today’s world. From issues of gender and race to the power of transport digitalization, to the impacts of human-centered design, the content in Issue No. 35…

About In the years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many cities and countries have taken action to position and promote active mobility—cycling and walking—as transport modes. Demand for active mobility during the pandemic skyrocketed, and cities and governments responded by making more space on streets, providing free access to bikeshare systems, and allocating…

About This case study on the City of Bhubaneswar, India, the 2023 Sustainable Transport Award (STA) honorable mention, dives into the city’s critical interventions in creating its gender-responsive and multimodal transport system. The report highlights the innovative initiatives of Mo Bus and Mo E-Ride, an integrated network of city buses, and a feeder system of…

The Spring 2023 Sustainable Transport Newsletter from ITDP provides highlights and news from our global teams, as well as a preview of upcoming research and resources to keep readers up-to-date on our efforts to create more livable, equitable cities worldwide. Headlines in this newsletter include: Moving Forward: A Note from ITDP CEO Heather Thompson What’s…

About This 2023 Mobilize Case Study dives into the evolution of sustainable urban mobility in the city of Bogotá, Colombia, a two-time recipient of the Sustainable Transport Award, in both 2005 and 2022. This report is useful for urban planners, decision-makers, and advocates hoping to learn how this capital city’s strong and dedicated vision for…

About ITDP’s US Program partnered with LivableStreets Alliance on this report on Greater Boston’s bus system that outlines an actionable agenda for regional decision-makers at the state, agency, and local levels to enact within the next few years. While the system’s challenges may be daunting, Greater Boston’s bus network is one of the most flexible…

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