Posts in the 'Integrated Transport' category
TheCityFix Picks, October 24th: BRT for Vietnam, Widening An American Freeway, Attacks on Lagos Transport, E.U. Bio-Fuels To Go Unsubsidized
TheCityFix Picks, October 24th: BRT for Vietnam, Widening An American Freeway, Attacks on Lagos Transport, E.U. Bio-Fuels To Go Unsubsidized
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 True Costs of Place - Housing & Transportation
The True Costs of Place – Housing & Transportation
Middle Income Families Spending More for Transport & Housing The Center for Housing Policy (CHP) and the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) have jointly released a report coupling housing and transportation costs across 25 metropolitan regions in the United States. Losing Ground ...
Research Recap,October 22: Energy Security in the U.S., India's Dire Infrastructure, Washington's Not-So Suburban Future
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 ...
New Road Safety Design Guidelines for Indian BRT Systems
New Road Safety Design Guidelines for Indian BRT Systems
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems have emerged as a cost-effective, flexible, and environmentally sustainable form of public transportation, and have come a long way since the world’s first system was developed in Curitiba, Brazil, and subsequently in other cities across ...
Friday Fun: The Art of the Urban Unknown - An Empty San Francisco
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 ...
Mapping Mobility: The Many Metro Maps of Bangalore
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 - Reflections On The 8th International Congress On Sustainable Transport
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 ...
Tactical Urbanism - Cities Built By People For People
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 ...
Friday Fun: Swimming To Work In London?
Friday Fun: Swimming To Work In London?
Though it is not unheard of for commuters to invent fun, innovative and quirky commuting strategies via boat or plane, designers in London attempted to reinvent the wheel for commuters with speedos. The Lido Line, a proposed reinvention of the ...
TheCityFix Picks - October 9th: CicLAVia Draws 100,000, Jo'burg Grows its BRT, "Mini BRT" for India
TheCityFix Picks – October 9th: CicLAVia Draws 100,000, Jo'burg Grows its BRT, "Mini BRT" for India
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 Release: Review of Literature in India's Urban Auto-Rickshaw Sector
New Release: Review of Literature in India's Urban Auto-Rickshaw Sector
  Increased urbanization has brought with it a significant rise in the demand for transport, as well as an increase in the use of private vehicles in Indian cities. Auto-rickshaws are an important part of the urban transport landscape in ...
Call for Applicants: India Urban Development Immersion Program
Call for Applicants: India Urban Development Immersion Program
The Urban Vision, an Indian think tank, is sponsoring a week long study tour of Mumbai aiming to steep leaders in architecture and infrastructure within the opportunities that exist to learn from the built environment in India’s largest city. The ...
Q&A with Akshima Tejas Ghate: The Future of Indian Infrastructure
Q&A with Akshima Tejas Ghate: The Future of Indian Infrastructure
Akshima Tejas Ghate, a fellow at TERI , one of India’s largest think tanks, has highlighted India’s future transportation infrastructure investments. According to Ghate, to keep pace with growing demand, the world’s largest democracy will have to invest $20 billion per ...
Research Recap, October 3: Parklets in Los Angeles, BioFuels & The Environment, Bikesharing Best Practices
Research Recap, October 3: Parklets in Los Angeles, BioFuels & The Environment, Bikesharing Best Practices
Welcome back to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. We’re sorry we haven’t been posting at TheCityFix, but we’re back in action, bringing  you ...
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