Posts in the 'Urban Development + Accessibility' category
The US Federal Transit Administration has new abilities to regulate transit safety in the United States. Photo by Dan Pfiffer.
TheCityFix Picks, July 27: Safer U.S. Transit, Zimbabwe Traffic, London Rail Struggles
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 ...
The first ever ciclovía in Trujillo, Peru! Photo by EMBARQ Andino.
The Newest Car-Free Day in Peru: ¡Ciclovía de Trujillo!
Trujillo, the third largest city in Peru, held its first-ever ciclovía on Sunday, as a result of a partnership between the Peruvian Ministry of Health (MINSA), the National Government of Peru and EMBARQ Andino. This urban car-free event, which literally translates to “bike path,” closed down ...
Enter your project now for the Urban Prototyping Festival happening this Fall in San Francisco. Photo by Matt Kroneberger.
Call for Projects: Urban Prototyping Festival 2012
The Gray Area Foundation For The Arts (GAFFTA) is calling on all designers, architects, artists, makers, coders and activists to participate in the Urban Prototyping Festival in San Francisco this fall. “Makers” with projects that engage citizen participation, open source data, ...
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Research Recap, July 23: Transit Funding, Urban GDP, Youth Driving Habits, U.K. Driver Fatalities
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Transit Funding The Tri-State Transportation Campaign, a transit-oriented nonprofit that advocates for increased mobility in the ...
Rajkot, India, in a partnership with EMBARQ India, has launched its first unified auto-rickshaw fleet.
Q&A with Akshay Mani: Rajkot’s New Auto-Rickshaw Fleet
One week ago, with assistance from  EMBARQ India, the city of Rajkot, in partnership with Nirmal Foundation, launched the G-Auto service, debuting a new fleet of auto-rickshaws, featuring a unified brand and dial-a-rixa (call-in) service, on July 13. The initial fleet includes 50 ...
Submit your paper by August 1st for TRB's 92nd Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Copyright 2012, National Academy of Science. Photo by camera_obscura
Call for Papers: Transportation Research Board 2013 Annual Meeting
The call for papers deadline is looming  for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 92nd annual conference in Washington, D.C., taking place from January 13-17, 2013. You can submit your paper at TRB’s paper collection site until August 1. Paper topics at TRB ...
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