Posts tagged with 'communications'
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Do Brands Matter in Public Transit?
Metrolinx, the provincial government agency that oversees public transit in southern Ontario, including Toronto, recently found itself under fire for spending upwards of a quarter of a million dollars to refresh its brand. The agency says the primary impetus for the project ...
From Ideas to Implementation: 4 Strategies for Driving Change in Governance
From Ideas to Implementation: 4 Strategies for Driving Change in Governance
How do we make cities work for people? As a WRI Helms Fellow on Urban Governance and Sustainable Cities, Maria Antonia Tigre was tasked with answering this question. Through From ideas to implementation: creating sustainable cities with good governance here ...
From Ideas to Implementation: How to Improve Capacity for Better Public Leaders
From Ideas to Implementation: How to Improve Capacity for Better Public Leaders
How do we make cities work for people? As a WRI Helms Fellow on Urban Governance and Sustainable Cities, Maria Antonia Tigre was tasked with answering this question. Through From ideas to implementation: making sustainable cities through governance here on TheCityFix, Maria ...
TheCityFix, produced by EMBARQ, is now accepting applications for a full-time writer and blogger in its Washington, DC headquarters. Are you up for the challenge? Photo by Sam Grover/Flickr.
Call for Applications: Looking for the next TheCityFix blogger!
Are you a creative, early-career professional with strong writing and editing skills? Are you passionate about communications and urban sustainability? Do you want to work for the #1 environmental and natural resources think tank? If your answers to these questions ...
Pedestrians walk along Rua XV in Curitaba, Brazil. Photo by Dylan Passmore/Flickr.
Vote for TheCityFix Brazil for the Top Blog award
The TheCityFix Brazil is in a race for the third consecutive Top Blog Award. In last year’s competition, TheCityFix Brazil won in the Sustainability category. This year, the blog is moving to the final stage of the competition, vying for the title of Best Sustainability Blog ...
Bay Area Bike-share launch in San Jose, California. Photo by Richard Masoner/Cyclelicious.
Call for applications: Intern with TheCityFix
Are you a creative, early-career professional with strong writing and editing skills? Are you passionate about communications and urban sustainability? Do you want to work for the #1 environmental and natural resources think tank? If your answers to these questions ...
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Three key building blocks of marketing sustainable transport
Consider McDonald’s golden arches for a moment. Now think about the Nike swoosh, or Apple’s, well, apple. There’s no denying that the power of branding and marketing is immense. For those of us in the sustainable urban transport world, we ...
Friday Fun: All aboard the love train
Friday Fun: All aboard the love train
Here’s one way to lure people out of their cars and onto public transport: ROPID, the organization responsible for Prague’s public transport system, announced in May the creation of a “love train.” More accurately, it plans to designate specific cars ...
Apply to be TheCityFix blogger
Call for applications: Intern with TheCityFix
EMBARQ, the producer of TheCityFix, is now accepting applications to be a full-time writer and blogger in its Washington, DC office. Photo by Chris Goldberg. It takes a village to run a blog. That’s why EMBARQ and TheCityFix are now ...
Folding Bikes Gain Popularity in Brazil
Folding Bikes Gain Popularity in Brazil
A version of this post was originally published in Portuguese by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti on TheCityFix Brasil on December 12, 2011.  Compact, practical and stylish folding bicycles have been catching the attention of  urban cyclists everywhere. The bicycles can be transported by metro ...
Research Recap, November 21: EVs in China, Mobile Transit Info, Simulated Driving Technology
Research Recap, November 21: EVs in China, Mobile Transit Info, Simulated Driving Technology
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Electric Vehicles in China Nissan and the Wuhan Municipal Government are actively moving forward with their ...
Friday Fun: Lightsaber Hand Rails in Tokyo
Friday Fun: Lightsaber Hand Rails in Tokyo
Hold on to your Stormtrooper gear, Star Wars fans, because we’ve got some galactic transport news for you! To promote the release of the Blu-ray DVD boxset release of Star Wars: The Complete Saga, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Japan installed ...
Tweeting a New Transportation Vision for Michigan
Tweeting a New Transportation Vision for Michigan
The Michigan Municipal League in collaboration with its affiliate organization, Let’s Save Michigan, is hosting a unique public forum on Twitter. The event, known as “Twitterverse,” will serve as a virtual platform for a unique statewide conversation on the need for a ...
New Report: Intelligent Transport Systems Market Valued at $48 Billion
New Report: Intelligent Transport Systems Market Valued at $48 Billion
According to a new study released by the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), cities and states with reduced budgets are turning to technology solutions to maximize the use of existing transport infrastructure and resources. The study reports that ...
What Are Best Practices in Transit Branding, Marketing and Communications?
What Are Best Practices in Transit Branding, Marketing and Communications?
EMBARQ, the producer of this blog, is preparing a new guidebook for cities and transit agencies about the importance of branding, marketing and communications when creating new transit services. This publication will be a very visual guide to best practices ...
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