This report addresses one of the most tragic and preventable health issues affecting youth in cities around the world: road traffic deaths and injuries.

Walkability is a crucial first step in creating sustainable transportation in an urban environment. Effectively understanding and measuring the complex ecology of walkability has proven challenging for many organizations and governments, given the various levels of policy-making and implementation involved.

There can be an 80% cut in CO2 emissions if cities embrace 3 revolutions (3R) in vehicle technology: automation, electrification, and, most importantly, ride sharing. This report examines analysis from ITDP and UC Davis showing how 3R synergy provides 40% reduction in urban vehicle transportation costs globally by 2050.

Many of the world’s most important cities are expanding rapidly without adequate transportation planning. People Near Rapid Transit (PNT) measures the number of residents in a city who live within a short walking distance (1 km) of high-quality rapid transit.

The BRT Standard is the centerpiece of a global effort by leaders in bus transportation design to establish a common definition of bus rapid transit (BRT) and ensure that BRT systems more uniformly deliver world-class passenger experiences, significant economic benefits, and positive environmental impacts.

The international sustainable transport community began 2016 with strong momentum stemming from two major United Nations (UN) agreements in 2015: the Paris Agreement for preventing catastrophic climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which set the global development agenda to 2030.

The international sustainable transport community began 2016 with strong momentum stemming from two major United Nations (UN) agreements in 2015: the Paris Agreement for preventing catastrophic climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which set the global development agenda to 2030.

Cycling plays a major role in personal mobility around the world, but it could play a much bigger role. Given the convenience, health benefits, and affordability of bicycles, they could provide a far greater proportion of urban passenger transportation, helping reduce energy use and CO2 emissions worldwide.

Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand, a state that remains largely rural, but is urbanising fast. The use of personal motor vehicles is expanding rapidly in Ranchi, leading to congestion in central areas and safety challenges.

This report studies Beijing’s existing parking policies and systems and studies several parking locations, residential, commercial, office and mixed use areas, both on-street and off-street, documenting existing parking practices in Beijing.

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