Posts tagged with 'events'
Ahmedabad's Janmarg is a world-class BRT system. Photo by velaparatodo.
BRT Knowledge Sharing in Asia, the Latin American Way
  The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, along with CEPT University, is launching the Asia BRTS Conference to be held on September 6-8, 2012, with the goal of improving knowledge, sharing experiences and advancing the concept of bus rapid transit (BRT) in India and across Asia. ...
SXSW, a festival for interactive media, film and music, is held in Austin, Tex. each year. Photo by Michael Connell.
Sustainable Transport and Urban Development at SXSW 2012
The annual SXSW (“South by Southwest”) festival in Austin, Tex. features some panel discussions and presentations dedicated to sustainable urban transport. Interested in blogging about one of these events? Contact Managing Editor Erica Schlaikjer: eschlaikjer [at] wri [dot] org. Electric Car: Lessons ...
Photo by Ashley Bayles.
Walking Brings Us Together: Reliving Colombia’s Carnaval de Barranquilla
Last weekend, I enjoyed one of the most amazing and fun activities a city has to offer: I was part of “Carnaval de Barranquilla,” a UNESCO-recognized heritage event. The theme of the carnival is “El que vive es el que ...
World Habitat Day 2011: Top Posts on Cities and Climate Change
World Habitat Day 2011: Top Posts on Cities and Climate Change
 People living in urban slums, like here in Mumbai, are especially vulnerable to risks associated with climate change. Photo by Jon Baldock. Since 1985, the United Nations designated the first Monday of October as World Habitat Day. Today’s global celebration will ...
The Guangzhou BRT runs along one of the busiest corridors in the city and carries 800,000 passengers each day. Photo via ITDP.
Nominate a City for the 2012 Sustainable Transport Award!
The 8th Annual Sustainable Transport Award, created by the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy,  is given annually to the city that made most progress over the year to increase mobility for all residents while reducing transportation greenhouse and air ...
Photo by Alex Hutchinson.
Forum for Sustainable Transport in Latin America
This past week in Bogota, Colombia, transportation ministers, delegations and experts from around the globe gathered to discuss the development of the Bogota Declaration, a multinational agreement of sustainable transportation policies in Latin America. The first Foro de Transporte Sostenible ...
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