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To maintain the agreed international schedule, the sector will need to move beyond fossil fuels shortly after 2050 in the world’s most advanced regions, and by 2070 elsewhere.
Cornie Huizenga and Mark Major and Karl Peet May 15, 2017
Former UNFCCC leader is helming a new group and highlighting the climate actions cities will have to take in the next three years.
Gregory Scruggs April 11, 2017
This crowdsourced initiative surveyed nearly 3,000 people to find out.
Gregory Scruggs April 10, 2017
Continent’s fragmented urban form ‘completely at odds with the broader thinking in development,’ analyst says.
Brendon Bosworth February 10, 2017
Athens, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris will phase out the technology over the next decade, while announcing commitments on climate and air quality.
Gregory Scruggs December 8, 2016

The professor’s research revealed that pedestrians need better protection from freight trucks and motorbikes, Meeting of the Minds says.

June 14, 2016

Erratic rail service is making traffic congestion worse and taking a toll on commuters and employers alike, the Times Live reports. 

May 24, 2016

Ontario’s cities would be required to prioritize dense, walkable neighborhoods, public transit and ample green space, The Star reports. 

May 20, 2016
By focusing on issues of housing, transportation and social connectedness in ways that help older adults, the New Urban Agenda will result in better cities for everyone.
Lisa Marsh Ryerson May 9, 2016

Choices made today may lock in the city’s future for a century, The City Fix says.

April 22, 2016

The comprehensive guide from the National Association of City Transportation Officials is designed to aid North American municipalities of all sizes. 

April 18, 2016
Kutsuplus inspired a growing sector of ride-sharing services in cities. It was too good to last.
Olli Sulopuisto March 4, 2016

The bus network has saved South Africa nearly US$900 million by reducing travel times, slashing emissions and enhancing safety, Quartz reports. 

September 14, 2015
An experiment in fostering culture change tries to make riding transit safer for women.
Ana Arana September 10, 2015

Ten university students spent four months riding private buses to create the map, which is now available via Google Maps, Wired reports.

September 2, 2015
Stakeholders can comment on report of first major New Urban Agenda engagement for one week, through 24 August.
Gregory Scruggs August 18, 2015

The Open Mobile Ticketing Alliance would rely on interoperable standards to simplify purchases of public-transit tickets across the globe, Cities Today reports. 

August 5, 2015

The first-of-its-kind initiative would introduce fleets of shared electric vehicles into disadvantaged neighborhoods, the Shared-Use Mobility Center says.

August 4, 2015

Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan calls for more charging stations and steeper congestion-pricing discounts for electric vehicles, the Independent reports. 

July 29, 2015

The bus system will feature 37 stations over a 23 km route when completed in early 2016, according to the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy.

July 17, 2015
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