Prajna Rao is a transport planner at the Centre for Sustainable Transport in India (CST-India), a member of the EMBARQ Network, which produces this blog. She provides a photographic overview of Ahmedabad’s new BRT system, ...
Cities have been ranked in all kinds of ways. Best places to live, best access to the outdoors, most walkable, most obese, ease of landing a green job, best street art.
Now, there’s a new ...
Today is International Women’s Day, a celebration observed since 1911 to recognize the economic, political and social achievements of women around the world. Eric Britton at World Streets wrote a commemorative piece on how ...
Is the recession putting the brakes on sustainable transportation projects? Not at colleges and universities, it seems. The 2010 College Sustainability Report Card, released earlier this month, gave 105 institutions an “A” for transportation. Only ...
The flows of both traffic and history move in sometimes mysterious ways.
This morning’s plenary session on the second day of the Clinton Global Initiative was all about “Investing in Girls and Women.”
Moderated by acclaimed journalist Diane Sawyer, co-anchor of Good Morning America and Primetime, the discussion ...
By reducing parking space requirements, cities can reduce car culture - and encourage the development of healthier grocery stores - in underserved areas. Photo by Wenzday01
Today, the New York Times alerted me to a problem that I had no idea sustainable transportation could solve.
It’s well known that low-income urban neighborhoods are “food deserts,” where supermarkets [...]
Freiburg, Germany is one of the most livable and people-oriented cities in the world. Photo by Roby©.
Transport and urban development policies in European cities are recognized as being more balanced than those of the rest of the world, resulting in competitive, attractive, denser and high quality urban environments. There are plenty of best practices, and [...]
EMBARQ presents a slideshow about the concept of “Mobility Management (MM)” in San Sebastian, Spain.
View the entire slideshow here.
At the core of Mobility Management are “soft” measures like information and communication, organising services and coordinating activities of different partners.
Image via FastCompany.com.
Ever thought your public bus could feel like a “lounge or living room room on wheels,” with an electric motor, low-floor entryways, a glass roof, reconstituted-leather upholstery and recycled-wood floors?
From Fast Company:
High-Design Public Bus?