Transport and Inequality: Why Disparities in Access Matter in Cities

They marched for human rights, for health care and education, but they came for the metro system, burning and damaging more than 86 stations across the city. Massive protests in…

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Transport and Inequality: Why Disparities in Access Matters in Cities

They marched for human rights, for health care and education, but they came for the metro system, burning and damaging more than 86 stations across the city. Massive protests in…

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COVID-19 Stalled New Mobility Startups. Here’s Why They’re Still a Good Investment.

As some countries creak open in the wake of COVID-19, businesses and workers rightly fear the rough road ahead. Over the past 10 weeks, 40 million U.S. workers have lost…

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COVID-19 Has Reshuffled Public Space. Buses Deserve a Greater Share.

There’s no question we’re going through unprecedented times for public transport. Ridership is down anywhere from 60% to 90%. Transit agencies are hemorrhaging cash, with fare revenue following ridership down…

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Latin America’s 17 Million Domestic Workers Need Better Transit. Direct Lines Can Help.

Like workers in many other sectors, hundreds of thousands of domestic workers have been fired from their jobs around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as economies have begun…

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What Could Be: A 2030 Retrospective on Urban Mobility After COVID-19

COVID-19 is a radical moment in so many ways. By disrupting urban systems so profoundly, it has thrust the question of urban futures before us in a way that we…

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More Equitable Access to Open Space? Vancouver Has A Plan for That

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been told to stay at home, stay close to our neighborhoods and try to enjoy being outside. But what if there is no park…

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Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society

Between the 1918 flu pandemic and the 2020 COVID-19 crisis, our ability to understand the effects of infectious diseases has increased exponentially. Networked personal devices and automated sensors are now…

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Cities, Battered by COVID-19, Remain Key to Recovery. How Do We Ensure Investments Are Well Spent?

As the world reels from the COVID-19 pandemic, investment packages are taking shape to provide relief and recovery. Cities from New York to Nairobi are not only on the frontlines…

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After the Crisis: How COVID-19 Can Drive Transformational Change in Cities

Across the world, from Wuhan to New York City, cities are on the frontline of the unfolding COVID-19 crisis. Starting with overwhelmed heath care systems, cities are experiencing unprecedented strain…

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