Posts in the 'Urban Development + Accessibility' category
Petroleum products are unsustainable as a transportation fuel and remain politically volatile energy products.   Photo by Reto Fetz.
Research Recap,October 22: Energy Security in the U.S., India’s Dire Infrastructure, Washington’s Not-So Suburban Future
  Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Middle Income Families Spending More for Transport & Housing The Center for Housing Policy and ...
The whole of San Francisco, as viewed from the Bay Bridge.
Friday Fun: The Art of the Urban Unknown – An Empty San Francisco
  A place without people does not a city make. If you’ve ever been to San Francisco,  you know that the urbanscape is brimming with tourists, joggers, cyclists, the jet-set and sweater-wearing locals alike. Peppering the roadways are an impressive ...
The Official Namma Metro Map has competition abounding from riders and users.
Mapping Mobility: The Many Metro Maps of Bangalore
  Welcome to Mapping Mobility, our recurring series on innovative cartography in the public space. We’ll highlight innovation and stories about the conceptual urban space and how we navigate it with humanity’s most essential mobility tool. Come December 22, 2012,  Delhi Metro will turn ...
Andrew Steer is the President of WRI. Photo courtesy of WRI.
Andrew Steer – Reflections On The 8th International Congress On Sustainable Transport
This post was originally published on WRIInsights and authored by Andrew Steer, President of the World Resources Institute. Who said urban transport was boring? Certainly not the 1,100 people who recently gathered in Mexico City at the 8th annual International Congress on ...
TheCityFix Picks, October 16th: Reduced Oil Dependency; More Accessible School Buses for Lucknow; £170m For U.K. Inrastructure; New trains for D.C. Metro
TheCityFix Picks, October 16th: Reduced Oil Dependency; More Accessible School Buses for Lucknow; £170m For U.K. Inrastructure; New trains for D.C. Metro
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 ...
Picnickers urbane in Mexico City reclaim a freeway median. Photo by Ben Welle.
Tactical Urbanism – Cities Built By People For People
  Tactical urbanism, or “D.I.Y. urbanism” is the small scale- and usually low cost- implementation of urban improvements in the public space. Mike Lydon, one of the co-authors of Tactical Urbanism, elucidated the so called “pop-up” urban revitilization projects yesterday as ...
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