Topic: Public Transport

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…

This issue of the Sustainable Transport Magazine highlights achievements and advancements in transportation and mobility from around the world. From parking reforms and traffic mitigation, to urban revitalization and infrastructure policy, continue reading to stay up-to-date on the work of ITDP and our global partners. Letter from the CEO The Dawn of India’s Walking and…

About Since 2020, Zu Peshawar, the first Gold Standard BRT on the Indian Peninsula, has been moving over 250,000 passengers daily, providing access to the city for women, persons with disabilities and the youth. The system’s design, centered on the needs of people who need it most, is the highlight of achievements which earned the…

About Since 2012, the City of Tartu, Estonia, 2022 recipient of an STA Honorable Mention, has been implementing programs, infrastructure, and policy that transformed the city into a model for sustainable, accessible mobility based on data, feedback from residents, and ambitious climate goals. This case study, co-developed with TUMI and the City of Tartu, shows lessons…

About In 2021, the City of Jakarta was selected as the winner of the 2021 Sustainable Transport Award. Together with the City of Jakarta, ITDP, and with assistance from TUMI, we bring you “Lessons Learned from Jakarta’s Journey to an Integrated and Resilient Transport System,” a case study report.  Over the last few years, Jakarta…

The Transit Oriented Development (TOD) website, developed in collaboration with the Bernard van Leer Foundation, brings together resources for cities to create healthier communities through urban planning. A major focus of the website and the TOD Standard itself is the health and well-being of babies, toddlers, and caregivers who are particularly vulnerable to car exhaust,…

About Electric buses have enormous potential to improve urban transport systems. The rapid growth of battery-electric buses (BEBs) signals increasing interest in this technology as a means to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve quality of life. Cities must electrify their buses as more and more people around the world depend on buses than…

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