Posts in the 'Urban Development + Accessibility' category
San Francisco approved free transit for underprivileged youth. Photo by Brandon Doran.
TheCityFix Picks, December 6th: Free Transit For Youth, U.K. Transport Priorities, Nairobi Rail
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 ...
The ubiquitous three-wheeler holds national consciousness, where little is known about their drivers. Photo by Akshay Mahajan
How Am I Driving? A Dialogue on Auto-Rickshaw Drivers in India
The ubiquitous three-wheeler holds national consciousness, where little is known about their drivers. Photo by Akshay Mahajan   This blog post is a part of the catalyzing new mobility program and receives support from The Rockefeller Foundation   As India’s urban ...
Rail and bus use are way up in London. Photo by Éole.
Research Recap, December 3rd: Londoners Ditch Cars, $1.9 Trillion Saved, Electric Vehicles’ Counterproductively
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Londoners’ Rail, Bus-Centric Lifestyle London is leading the U.K. wide drop in auto-use and licensing of ...
Some concept stations for urban gondola systems. Courtesy of Frog Design.
Friday Fun: It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s a …Gondola!
  Here at EMBARQ, we perform research and share best practices across a wide gambit of the ground transportation spectrum: from buses and their fuels, to pedestrians and their safety. Gondolas, however, fall somewhere in between surface transport and …skyways. ...
BRT systems move 24 million people over 3,781 kilometres of road daily. Photo by Erwin Morales.
Global BRT Webinar To Be Held Tomorrow
Mark your calendars! The Across Latitudes and Cultures  - Bus Rapid Transit Centre of Excellence (ALC-BRT) is announcing a monthly webinar series to share timely public transit research and encourage ongoing international collaboration across the BRT space. The series is ...
The car driven sprawl of the Americas' largest metropolis, Mexico City. Photo by Pablo Pozo.
Emissions Regulations, An Integral Part of A Larger Policy Toolkit
Aiga Stokenberga, the author of this blog post, completed this research as an intern in EMBARQ in Summer 2011.  Her research product is one of the last articles co-authored by the late Dr. Lee Schipper. EMBARQ encourages young researchers working ...
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