Posts tagged with 'ITDP'
Bus Rapid Transit Gaining Ground
Bus Rapid Transit Gaining Ground
On Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal ran an article on the growing popularity of bus rapid transit (BRT) around the world, and its possible success in the United States. The article described BRT as a modern transit system with the ...
Ahmedabad's Janmarg Wins International Award
Ahmedabad's Janmarg Wins International Award
BRTS JANMARG AHMEDABAD from devansh on Vimeo. The International Association for Public Transport (UITP) awarded the PT x 2 (“public transport times two”) award to the Centre of Excellence in Urban Transport (CoE) at CEPT University, the knowledge partner behind Ahmedabad’s ...
New Video: Guangzhou’s Bus Rapid Transit System
New Video: Guangzhou’s Bus Rapid Transit System
Bus Rapid Transit in Guangzhou, China from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Streetfilms, in collaboration with the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), recently released a video highlighting Guangzhou, China’s bus rapid transit (BRT) system, which we covered here on TheCityFix ...
U.S. Transport Professionals Study Ahmedabad's Janmarg
U.S. Transport Professionals Study Ahmedabad's Janmarg
The Transportation Research Board (TRB), one of six major divisions of the National Research Council—a private, nonprofit institution that is the principal operating agency of the National Academies—announced a study mission to visit India and China in an attempt to learn ...
"Our Cities Ourselves" Exhibit Travels to Mexico and Brazil
"Our Cities Ourselves" Exhibit Travels to Mexico and Brazil
A traveling exhibition about the future of urban areas opened yesterday in Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro. It showcases the vision of 10 leading architects who imagine urban life in 2030, when “60 percent of the global population – ...
2011 Sustainable Transport Award: Tehran Boasts Major Achievements
2011 Sustainable Transport Award: Tehran Boasts Major Achievements
Tehran, Iran was the second runner-up to this year’s Sustainable Transport Award winner, Guangzhou, China. Event moderator Enrique Peñalosa called the city a model for others because of its aggressive policy aimed to successfully implement a broad set of new transportation options. Tehran ...
2011 Sustainable Transport Award: Developing Cities Serve as Model of Progress for the U.S.
2011 Sustainable Transport Award: Developing Cities Serve as Model of Progress for the U.S.
Last night, Guangzhou, China was announced as the winner of the 2011 Sustainable Transport Award. The seventh annual award, created by the  Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), recognizes a city that made the most progress in improving mobility, reducing emissions and improving ...
2011 Sustainable Transport Award Winner: Guangzhou, China
2011 Sustainable Transport Award Winner: Guangzhou, China
Originally posted on EMBARQ.org. The city of Guangzhou, China today won the 2011 Sustainable Transport Award for its new world-class bus rapid transit (BRT) system that integrates with bike lanes, bike share and metro stations. The annual award created by ...
TheCityFix Picks, January 21: Worst Commutes, Walking Millennials, Phantom Highways
TheCityFix Picks, January 21: Worst Commutes, Walking Millennials, Phantom Highways
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: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
New Report: Follow the Money for Sustainable Transport
New Report: Follow the Money for Sustainable Transport
“Changes in how transport is financed are essential if cities and nations are to deal effectively with the rapid growth in motor vehicle traffic and related environmental and health problems, including climate change,” according to transportation experts who came together ...
Will Los Angeles Revolutionize U.S. Urban Transit Funding?
Will Los Angeles Revolutionize U.S. Urban Transit Funding?
“We can’t wait because traffic is unbelievable and the environmental problem is too severe.” — Denny Zane, Director of MoveLA On Friday, we wrote about value capture strategies as a form of alternative funding for struggling public transit agencies around ...
Our Cities Ourselves: Ten Architects Re-Imagine Urban Transport in 2030
Our Cities Ourselves: Ten Architects Re-Imagine Urban Transport in 2030
Last week, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) launched an international traveling exhibition about the future of transport in ten major cities. “Our Cities Ourselves” asks ten leading architects to imagine what cities would look like in 2030  ...
2010 Sustainable Transport Awards: Nominees Announced
2010 Sustainable Transport Awards: Nominees Announced
Last year, New York City became the first U.S. city to win the 2009 Sustainable Transport Award. As reported on EMBARQ.org, the city was recognized for its significant transport reforms, as a continuation of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s PlaNYC 2030, a ...
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