In Opportunities for Increasing Sustainable Transport: Spotlight on Dallas, Denver, Nashville, ITDP takes a more in depth look at how U.S. cities are implementing sustainable transport and shifting away from drive-alone trips.
Many US cities are failing to connect people to jobs through mass transit, according to a new report from ITDP that uses census and employment data to establish 12 new benchmarks for how mass transit systems serve urban populations.
The new publication is a guide for policy-makers, administrations and interested citizens and serves as framework document for sustainable transport policy. Transport is often seen as gender neutral – a road or bus system will benefit all equally. In fact, it´s not!
Transit alliances are a solution to make public mobility attractive for all - by incorporating multiple operators into one system! In many cities, both quantity and quality of public transport services are not keeping pace with population growth and social expectations.
The Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific is a peer-reviewed journal published once a year by the Transport Division (TD) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
As the recent white paper on China’s transport for the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016–2020) states, China must set higher standards for the transport development to “realize the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation” (State Council Information Office 2016).