The Effects of Transportation on Early Childhood Development

THE EFFECTS OF TRANSPORTATION ON EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

By Julien Vincelot and Patrin Watanatada, Bernard van Leer Foundation If you were in Los Angeles one morning last September, you might...

Rio de Janeiro Joins Other Latin American City Leaders in Parking Reform

RIO DE JANEIRO JOINS OTHER LATIN AMERICAN CITY LEADERS IN PARKING REFORM

Earlier this month, the City of Rio de Janeiro approved new building codes to restrict off-street parking and promote non-motorized...

 
 
 

FORTALEZA & BUCHEON CITY HONORED AT 2019 SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT AWARD

Indicators For Sustainable Mobility

INDICATORS FOR SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12pm EST ::: RSVP ::: About the Webinar As cities seek to improve their transportation systems to make...

 
 
 
As Climate Change Escalates, US Cities Fail to Provide Car Alternatives

AS CLIMATE CHANGE ESCALATES, US CITIES FAIL TO PROVIDE CAR ALTERNATIVES

How does your city measure up when it comes to proximity and access to transit? We developed a suite of 12 indicators that helps answer...

Fortaleza's Progress Shows that Change is Still Possible in Brazil

FORTALEZA'S PROGRESS SHOWS THAT CHANGE IS STILL POSSIBLE IN BRAZIL

Fortaleza has shown the impact that small, low-cost interventions can have on quality of life. Pedestrian improvements such as this...

 
 
 
Reclaiming the Streets of Fortaleza, Brazil

RECLAIMING THE STREETS OF FORTALEZA, BRAZIL

Download this issue Letter from the CEO: New ITDP Leadership Embraces Old Values and New Opportunities The Effects of Transportation...

New Brazilian Census Questions are a Big Step Towards Improved Mobility

NEW BRAZILIAN CENSUS QUESTIONS ARE A BIG STEP TOWARDS IMPROVED MOBILITY

New Questions in the 2020 Brazil Census Include: Work and school commutes Where do you work/go to school? How often do you complete...

 
 
 
E-Scooters Could be a Last-Mile Solution for Everyone

E-SCOOTERS COULD BE A LAST-MILE SOLUTION FOR EVERYONE

Like docked and dockless bikeshare before them, dockless electric “kick” scooters are taking off in popularity, responding to a strong...

The Electric Revolution Begins with Buses

THE ELECTRIC REVOLUTION BEGINS WITH BUSES

Photo Source The first in a four-part series on electric buses done in partnership with the International Council on Clean Transportation...

 
 
 
Transit is Dying. Transit is Thriving

TRANSIT IS DYING. TRANSIT IS THRIVING

Transit is dying. In the face of decades of underinvestment and a devotion to building cities for cars, public transit is deteriorating...

Improving BRT Systems in Latin America

IMPROVING BRT SYSTEMS IN LATIN AMERICA

Since BRT was born in Latin America in 1974 in Curitiba, Brazil, more than 20 systems have opened and are currently operating in Latin...

 
 
 
BRT Planning 701: Technology

BRT PLANNING 701: TECHNOLOGY

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 11am EST ::: RSVP ::: About the Webinar The last installment of the BRT Planning Guide Webinar series will...

Scooters Are Not A Public Safety Crisis, but Cars Still Are

SCOOTERS ARE NOT A PUBLIC SAFETY CRISIS, BUT CARS STILL ARE

Lime scooters at Portland Bureau of Transport event Photo cred: PBOT Flickr Small, personally-operated mobility options, like bikes...

 
 
 
Paving the Way for Cyclists in Cairo

PAVING THE WAY FOR CYCLISTS IN CAIRO

Actual photo of downtown Cairo and a rendering with proposed pedestrian and cycling walkways . Greater Cairo, a megacity of approximately...

How Mexico City Became a Leader in Parking Reform

HOW MEXICO CITY BECAME A LEADER IN PARKING REFORM

ITDP has been working to reform parking policies worldwide for over a decade as a way to shift cities toward sustainable transport....

 
 
 
BRT Planning 601: Business Plans

BRT PLANNING 601: BUSINESS PLANS

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 11am EST ::: RSVP ::: About the Webinar This webinar will review the administrative and business planning...

Bucheon: A People-Friendly Vision

BUCHEON: A PEOPLE-FRIENDLY VISION

 
 
 
BRT Planning 501: Integration

BRT PLANNING 501: INTEGRATION

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 9am EST | 4pm EAT ::: RSVP ::: About the Webinar This is the fifth installment of the BRT Planning Guide...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

The gunman at the centre of a mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, was about...

The gunman at the centre of a mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, was about to lose his job before he opened fire

AP Gary Martin, the gunman involved in a mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, was about to lose his job before he opened fire on colleagues. Five people were killed and five... Read more ...

Zappos' Presidents' Day Sale Features Cole Haan, Nike, and More

Zappos' Presidents' Day Sale Features Cole Haan, Nike, and More

Zappos is basically a one-stop shoe destination already, but right now, they're having an actual sale, marking down over 60 shoes, boots, and apparel for Preidents' Day... Read more ...

Rolls Can't Keep Up With Demand For Cullinan

Rolls Can't Keep Up With Demand For Cullinan

In a twist that literally everyone saw coming, Rolls-Royce is working at capacity to fulfill orders for its new gargantuan SUV. Sales keep rolling in to dealers, so much so... Read more ...

Grand Hotel Arts Weekend Presents “Page to Stage” and “Concept to Creation”

Grand Hotel Arts Weekend Presents “Page to Stage” and “Concept to Creation”

Today we welcome Michigan State University's Academic Specialists and Costume Designers Angie Wendelberger and Rebecca E. Schuiling to the blog with - “Page to Stage” and... Read more ...

Hotel Arras to Open in Asheville

Hotel Arras to Open in Asheville

This spring, new luxury accommodations open in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The new Hotel Arras in Asheville, North Carolina , will provide a boutique luxury... Read more ...

Formula One Champ Jenson Button To Run A Trophy Truck In The Mint 400 and...

Formula One Champ Jenson Button To Run A Trophy Truck In The Mint 400 and Baja 1000

My favorite thing is seeing former Formula One champions racing in other disciplines. First it was Kimi Raikkonen trying his hand at NASCAR trucks, then came the big one when... Read more ...

Organize Your Stuff With These Discounted, Industrial-Looking Shelves

Organize Your Stuff With These Discounted, Industrial-Looking Shelves

If you could use more organization and storage space around the house, consider picking up one of these discounted, industrial-style shelves on Amazon's Gold Box. These “wood”... Read more ...

Buy This Alfa Romeo SZ Before It Hurts Somebody

Buy This Alfa Romeo SZ Before It Hurts Somebody

Alfa Romeo's Sport Zagato is a weapon. I don't mean that it's good on track or particularly fast, though it's no slouch at either. No, I mean it's a weapon in the sense that... Read more ...

MORNING JEEP RIDE AROUND THE REFUGE NETS US A BREAKFAST BURRITO AT KARL'Z...

MORNING JEEP RIDE AROUND THE REFUGE NETS US A BREAKFAST BURRITO AT KARL'Z SAND SHACK

With the past 4 days of running around willy-nilly we decided to stay right where we are today. Aside from a Jeep drive around the refuge this morning we didn't do a whole lot... Read more ...

Riding The Stunning Verde Canyon Railroad - a Top USA Attraction

Riding The Stunning Verde Canyon Railroad - a Top USA Attraction

I found it strange that no one from our community had recommended the Verde Canyon Railroad as one of the top things to do in Sedona . We had so many other tips that were spot... Read more ...