How Oslo Achieved Zero Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities, and How Others Can Apply What Worked

In 2015, the City of Oslo, Norway, made a commitment after years of rising transportation injuries to reduce car traffic and prioritize the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and the environment.…

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California Shows How the U.S. Can Reduce Transport Emissions

California will require that all new passenger cars and trucks sold in the state be emissions-free by 2035 – a move that is expected to lead to more than a 35% reduction…

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What Makes a Child-Friendly City? Redesigning Safer and Healthier Urban Spaces for Young People

Children are often under-prioritized or even disregarded in urban planning and design. It’s estimated that up to 500 children die daily in road crashes around the world; thousands more incur…

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As the Coronavirus Looms, Can African Cities Become More Walkable and Bikeable?

Cities in Africa are in something of a quandary when it comes to COVID-19. To date, the impact of the disease has been much less than most experts predicted. As…

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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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A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

The large cities in the Latin American region all have one thing in common: the opportunities for employment and income are concentrated in a few districts while, more and more,…

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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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More Bicycles, Slower Speeds, a More Livable City: Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo Plans an Ambitious Second Term

With her recent re-election, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has won a mandate to continue profound mobility transformations in the French capital. Her reelection manifesto promises an even more ambitious second…

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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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