Megacities on the Move: "Cities must make radical changes to transport ahead of population explosion"
New multimedia report offers cities a glimpse into the future of sustainable urban mobility in 2040.
"Megacities on the move," a new report released today by Forum for the Future, argues that cities need to radically re-engineer their infrastructures to cope with much larger populations. By 2040 two in three people will live in cities; the world’s urban population will grow from 3.5 billion to 5.6 billion.
SUM-Türkiye and I-CE conduct data-based decision making process during second workshop.
The city of Antalya selected a pilot route for a new cycling corridor as a result of a workshop held by the Center for Sustainable Transport in Turkey (SUM-Türkiye) and the Interface for Cycling Expertise (I-CE), a Dutch NGO, on October 16-20.
Inspections to measure emissions will begin in January 2012.
Beginning in January 2012, all 4.5 million vehicles in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul will be required to undergo inspections to measure emissions of air pollutants.
Newly created CoE gets a home on the Web
The Across Latitudes and Cultures - Bus Rapid Transit Center of Excellence (ALC-BRT) has launched its new Web site: www.brt.cl.
Climate change, urbanization and the changing role of development agencies stressed as key trends to watch
Asian cities should follow the lead of Singapore to improve the quality of life for its residents, concluded transport, air quality and climate change experts at the Better Air Quality 2010 Conference, held November 9-11, in Singapore.
Local banks discuss options for extending credit to upgrade bus fleet
Jorge Jara, director of the Center for Sustainable Transport and Health in the Andean Region (CTSS-Andino), met with commercial banks and transport operators in a meeting hosted by Corporación Financiera de Desarrollo (COFIDE) to discuss financing options for the System of Integrated Transport in Arequipa (SIT-AQP).
This new working paper, “Citywide Transportation Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories: A Review of Selected Methodologies,” provides information to assist local and national governments in reducing GHG emissions from transportation and promoting low carbon transportation projects.
I-CE and SUM-Türkiye prepare to create cycling policy and action plan.
The Interface for Cycling Expertise (I-CE), a Dutch NGO, held its third cycling inclusive urban transport planning workshop on September 22-24 in Sakarya, Turkey. The event was the last in a series of workshops that began in May 2010 to improve the city's cycling infrastructure, which will include creating a new cycling policy and action plan.
EMBARQ BRT Simulator now offered in Mexico
Experts at the Center for Sustainable Transport in Mexico (CTS-México) are now equipped to use the EMBARQ BRT Simulator, a computer software tool that tests alternative scenarios and solutions to improve the performance of planned or existing BRT corridors.