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Urban Development: Leaders Lead, But People Do the Planning
Urban Development: Leaders Lead, But People Do the Planning
The inclusion of all stakeholders in urban planning was a recurring theme yesterday at the U.N. Commission on Sustainable Development event, “Sustainable Transport and Infrastructure Policies in Latin America,” organized by the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ...
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Next Stop: New York
Next Stop: New York
Sadly, my time as TheCityFix blogger has come to an end. I gotta say it’s been great. First of all, I got to bike to work every morning, which automatically made every day start out well. Then, every day I ...
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Friday Fun: Sustainable Mobility in the Movies
Friday Fun: Sustainable Mobility in the Movies
Hallelujah! It’s Friday.  That means it’s time for another dose of Friday Fun, to send you into your weekend right — with sustainable transport on your mind. This week, we’re looking at public transport in the movies, and highlighting two movers ...
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Bangalore's Bus Days Boost Ridership
Bangalore’s Bus Days Boost Ridership
Bangalore, India is notorious for its grinding congestion and painful, polluted commutes.  The city’s information technology (IT) boom in the 1990s and early “aughties” led to sprawling, haphazard development and an expanding middle class with a penchant for private vehicles. In ...
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Brazil's Green World Cup
Brazil’s Green World Cup
Recently we wrote about Brazil’s preparations for the 2014 World Cup and some of the proposed transport infrastructure improvements, including more than 500 kilometers of bus rapid transit (BRT) lines, that will come out of the R$11.48 billion (US$6.48 billion) already ...
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New Study: U.K. Transport Emissions Can Be Cut 76 Percent by 2050
New Study: U.K. Transport Emissions Can Be Cut 76 Percent by 2050
“This project marks a significant break with traditional thinking that regards transport as too hard to deal with when it comes to greenhouse gas reduction.” — Prof. John Whitelegg, co-author of “Towards a Zero Carbon Vision for UK Transport“ A new ...
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