Posts in the 'Urban Development + Accessibility' category
Friday Fun: Public Packs Parklets Across US
Friday Fun: Public Packs Parklets Across US
As summer rages onward, celebrating the urban outdoors is now safer and more enjoyable via parklets: mini parks that extend outward from the sidewalk and into the sphere of pedestrian access. These reclamations of urban space have appeared in cities across ...
Winnipeg, Canada's Rapid Transit is the latest system to be added to BRTdata.org Photo by Craig Bennett
BRTdata.org: Updates for Brazil, Colombia and Canada
BRTdata.org, which features more than 90 geographic, statistical and service-level indicators, released a fourth update on Thursday, adding information on new lines from Canada to Colombia. The website features the most comprehensive, public database of bus rapid transit (BRT) systems ...
South Africa's extensive road network is responsible for killing thousands of wildlife. Photo by Daniel Chong Kah Fui
TheCityFix Picks: African Road Ecology, Vacuum Like Traffic, Incentivized Pollution, Greek Debt Yields Bikes
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 House of Commons  is calling for citizen participation in accessibility planning. Photo by Adriano Aurelio Araujo.
Government Accessibility, Accountability In Transport
In keeping with the social-contract, the United Kingdom House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee is calling for public input on its inquiry, “Transport and the Accessibility of Public Services’. The Committee is preparing for a synthesis of its near decade old “Making ...
The World Bank is calling for applications to attend a transport planning workshop in Seoul. Photo by Trey Ratcliff.
Call for Applications: World Bank’s Leadership in Urban Transport Planning Program
The World Bank  will host a 7-day learning event, “Building Leaders in Urban Transport Planning” to be held in Seoul from October 7th through October 13th, 2012, prefaced by a 4-week remote learning course. The event is organised in partnership with the Ministry of Land, ...
Guangzhou recently set in place a private vehicle restriction scheme. Photo by by Abdul Rahman.
China Transportation Briefing: Stemming The Tide of Private Autos in Guangzhou
Our monthly China Transportation Briefing shares interesting news and noteworthy research related to China’s transportation and urban development. The goal is to help people who are interested in solving China’s urbanization and transportation problems understand relevant Chinese policies and trends. Each issue ...
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