Posts in the 'Urban Development + Accessibility' category
Congestion in Urban China is appalling...and growing. Photo by Liang Zhi Gou.
The Trillion Yuan Question: How Can China Fund Its Sustainable Growth?
This post was originally featured on WRIInsights and was co-authored with Daniel Bongardt, Transport Policy Advisor with the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ).  China—especially its cities—has embraced sustainable transport in a big way. The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development recently urged Chinese cities ...
The Biceberg in action. Photo courtesy of Biceberg.
Friday Fun: The Biceberg Bike Locker
A version of this post was originally featured on TheCityFix Brasil by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti. Bicycle storage is traditionally very simple. Typically, a banded piece of metal is affixed to the ground, allowing the cyclist to lightly anchor to bike to rack ...
Be a part of Transforming Transportation 2013. Photo by Jason Pier.
Register Today! Transforming Transportation 2013
We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Transforming Transportation. EMBARQ and the World Bank will co-host the tenth annual Transforming Transportation conference at the World Bank in Washington, D.C.. There is more work to be done ...
The Los Angeles subway system broke ground on the Westside Subway extension! Photo by Chris Yarzab.
TheCityFix Picks, November 14th: L.A. Subway Grows, The BRT Ultimatum, $300 Million for Baku Transport, Hong Kong’s Dire Air Pollution
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Every week, 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 ...
New York City's bike lanes bring mobility, economic vitality. Photo by Michael Gradinger
Research Recap, November 12th: Bike Lanes Yield Growth, Baby Boomers Driving Less, Transit Favors the Skilled in D.C.
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Bike Lanes Boost Mobility and Local Economy New York City’s extensive and sometimes contentious bike lane ...
Pianist Andy Jackson leads a young musician in Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata at Haymarket Bus Terminal. Photo courtesy of Arts Council England.
Friday Fun: Ending the Weekly Commute with Music
Commuting can be arduous, whether you are one of those souls stuck in traffic, on a bus, or in a train after that second underground transfer -or for that matter, when you are 20 minutes away in the wrong way ...
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