Posts in the 'Transport + Climate Change' category
Apply to have your project featured at the 2012 UN Climate Change conference in Doha, Qatar. Photo by Tattooed JJ.
Call for Applications: Momentum for Change Initiative
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) is accepting projects for its Momentum for Change Initiative through Friday, July, 13 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Projects that address climate change that deliver social and environmental benefits to the urban ...
Jakarta plans an aerial bus rapid transit (BRT) called Transjakarta to combat the cities chronic congestion. Photo by nSeika.

Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and road safety, and communications and marketing.
TheCityFix Picks, July 6: Elevated Transjakarta BRT, Most Livable Cities, Extreme Weather at a Cost
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health ...
Independence Days in The United States create millions of trips. Photo by Jeff Krause.
The Road to Independence Day
Today marks Independence Day, commonly known as Fourth of July, commemorating the United States’ independence from Great Britain. Millions of Americans will celebrate their national history by enjoying parks, fireworks and barbecues, and many of them will use cars to get ...
Bus Rapid Transit densifies corridors in Bogatá, especially in outlying areas. Photo by Gerardo Arévalo Tamayo.
Research Recap, July 2: Bogota’s Urban Density, Cape Town’s Formalized Transit, Taiwan’s Eco-Cities
BRT Increases Density The Study Group for Urban and Regional Sustainability (SUR), part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of the Andes in Bogota, Colombia found that bus rapid transit (BRT) accounts for Bogota’s increased density. ...
A big week for BRT globally, Los Angeles, Lahore, Cebu City and Free State, South Africa all plan BRT expansion.  Photo by Chester Paul Sgroi.
TheCityFix Picks, June 29: Bike Helmets in Vancouver, BRT in Pakistan, Rio+20
Integrated Transport Lahore announced that its 32-kilometer bus rapid transit (BRT) system will be set to begin operations by September, emulating Istanbul’s Metrobus transit system, with a gift of 100 articulated buses from Istanbul Mayor Kadir Tobbaş. The San Francisco ...
EMBARQ Brasil Director Toni Lindau and the new Transoeste BRT
Rio de Janeiro Opens First Bus Rapid Transit Corridor
This post was originally published in Portuguese on EMBARQBrasil.org. As world leaders gather to address global sustainability at the Rio+20 Conference, the summit’s host city, Rio de Janeiro, just undertook its own green initiative— it launched its first bus rapid ...
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