Posts in the 'Integrated Transport' category
Promoting Green Entrepreneurship in India's Auto-Rickshaw Sector
Promoting Green Entrepreneurship in India's Auto-Rickshaw Sector
This blog post is a part of the catalyzing new mobility program and receives support from the Rockefeller Foundation. Auto-rickshaw services in Indian cities are predominantly unorganized in nature, wherein services are provided by individual owners and operators competing against ...
Best of 2011: Most Popular Posts
Best of 2011: Most Popular Posts
Happy New Year! Thank you for your support in 2011! Here’s a look back at our top 10 posts of the year. 1. 1 Car = 10 Bicycles How many bikes can you fit in the space occupied by a single ...
TheCityFix Picks, December 23: Free Holiday Transit, Pollution Glue, Strategic Densification
TheCityFix Picks, December 23: Free Holiday Transit, Pollution Glue, Strategic Densification
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 ...
Friday Fun: Bright Wheels Light Up Bike Path
Friday Fun: Bright Wheels Light Up Bike Path
Carnegie Mellon University industrial design students Jonathan Ota and Ethan Frier developed the Aura system that brings attention to bicyclists by lighting up their bike. The students incorporated six groups of three tri-colored LEDs attached to the rims of a ...
Call for Proposals: Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference
Call for Proposals: Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference
The National Center for Bicycling and Walking (NCBW) is now accepting proposals to present at the 17th Pro Walk/Pro Bike® conference in Long Beach, Calif. on September 10-13, 2012. Established in 1980, the Pro Walk/Pro Bike® conference is a North ...
Call for Abstracts: 5th International Urban Design Conference
Call for Abstracts: 5th International Urban Design Conference
The 5th International Urban Design Conference will be held in September 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. The conference is an opportunity to hear about best practices and exchange ideas within the urban design field. The conference was established in 2007 and ...
India's Urban Future
India's Urban Future
This post originally appeared on FedEx’sEarthSmart blog, as part of a new collaboration between FedEx and EMBARQ, the producer of this blog. Ashwin Prabhu is an urbanist based in EMBARQ India’s Bangalore office. In November, Ashwin and eight of his ...
Life on the Line: Chronicling the Lives of Public Transit Commuters
Life on the Line: Chronicling the Lives of Public Transit Commuters
The Boston Globe has been chronicling the life of commuters on one of Boston’s most important public transit lines, Bus 19. The stories are sobering and humbling, providing context into the lives of those who depend on public transportation to reach work, ...
EMBARQ-FedEx Collaboration Aims to Improve Public Transport in Developing Countries
EMBARQ-FedEx Collaboration Aims to Improve Public Transport in Developing Countries
This post was originally published on EMBARQ.org. A new collaboration to optimize city bus operations in Mexico, Brazil and India was announced today by FedEx Corp. and EMBARQ, the World Resources Institute’s center for sustainable transport (the producer of this blog.) “Thanks to ...
Research Recap, December 19: Urban Park Growth, Costly Air Emissions, Building a Better Gas Tax
Research Recap, December 19: Urban Park Growth, Costly Air Emissions, Building a Better Gas Tax
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Urban Park Growth The Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence released its annual review ...
New Study: Millennials Prefer Car "Access Over Ownership"
New Study: Millennials Prefer Car "Access Over Ownership"
The “Millennial” generation is quickly adopting car sharing as a mainstream transportation solution, according to results from Zipcar’s second annual study of the personal transportation and car ownership behavior of 18- to 34-year-olds. The study found that 55 percent of this ...
TheCityFix Picks, December 16: Transport Grants, Beautifying BRT, Urban Mobility India
TheCityFix Picks, December 16: Transport Grants, Beautifying BRT, Urban Mobility India
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 ...
Call for Papers: 5th Healthy Cities Conference
Call for Papers: 5th Healthy Cities Conference
  Paper submissions and workshop presentation proposals are now being accepted for the 5th Healthy Cities Conference: Working Together to Achieve Livable Cities Conference. The fifth edition of the Healthy Cities conference series will serve as a platform for government ...
Cycling to Meet Europe's GHG Reductions
Cycling to Meet Europe's GHG Reductions
The climate change policy talks in Durban finally wrapped up and participating nations agreed to pursue a new course of action in the global fight against climate change. Despite the inspiring agreement, one thing is still unclear and that is ...
Save the Date! Sustainable Transport Award, January 24, 2012
Save the Date! Sustainable Transport Award, January 24, 2012
The 2012 Sustainable Transport Award ceremony will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on January 24, 2012 at the International Ballroom East at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the annual Transportation Research Board conference in Washington, D.C. This ...
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