Recent Posts by Itir
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Do Bikes Build a Better City?
The Sustainable Cities Collective is hosting a free webcast today at 11:30 AM to discuss whether bikes can help cities function better and more sustainably. With cities worldwide experimenting with dedicated cycling infrastructure, cycle-only days, car-free streets and cycle superhighways, ...
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Research Recap, April 11: Childhood Obesity, Young Drivers, Optimizing Transportation
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Location Determines Childhood Obesity Unhealthy food and a lack of physical activity are the most basic ...
Upcoming Webinar: Launching the Global BRT Database
Upcoming Webinar: Launching the Global BRT Database
Join us on Tuesday, April 10 at 12:00 p.m. EDT for a webinar to launch, the most comprehensive public database of bus rapid transit (BRT) systems around the world. Register for the webinar here. The new website was created by ...
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Upcoming Event: Measuring the Importance of Arts and Culture in Cities
Does the Louvre make Paris more livable? Do the theaters on Broadway make New York City safer? How about the jazz clubs in New Orleans? Do they inspire city dwellers to explore their environment? We all might agree that cultural ...
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Friday Fun: The RedBall Project
The RedBall Project is a traveling installation and a social experiment that started in 2006. Since its inception, the red ball has traveled all around the world, getting wedged in between buildings, being suspended from bridges and floating in urban ...
Millennials Show Apathy Towards Cars
Millennials Show Apathy Towards Cars
A version of this post was originally published on TheCityFix Brasil by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti on March 26, 2012. A recent article in The New York Times by journalist Amy Chozick adds to the surmounting evidence that the attitude of younger ...
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