Sustainable Transport

Antioch, California

California's 'Climate Action Plan for Transportation Infrastructure'

The newly released Climate Action Plan for Transportation Infrastructure shifts the state's transportation priorities to focus on clean energy and livability.

March 22, 2021 - Streetsblog California

Bike Light

This is How the British Started Cycling More

Cycling has never felt more relevant or encouraged in the UK. Since May, the London Councils have upgraded 60 km of bike lanes in the capital city, added 20,000 square metres of extra pavement space, and installed 1,500+ additional cycle parking.

September 18, 2020 - Cities of the Future

Vienna U-Bahn

How a European Capital Moved Toward Sustainable Transportation

How did Vienna, Austria, substantially reduce car trips while increasing bicycling and trips taken by public transportation over 25 years? A new paper published in the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation provides answers.

January 16, 2017 - International Journal of Sustainable Transportation

Barcelona Train

Sustainable Transport Enables Tremendous Opportunities

A new United Nations Secretary-General's High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport identifies policies that can result in inclusive and equitable growth, social development, protection of the global environment and ecosystems.

November 5, 2016 - Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

Newest Fuel Cell Vehicles: Trains!

Alstom Transport uses technology similar to that of hydrogen fuel cell automobiles. Railway Gazette reports that German rail authorities hope to develop Zero Emission Trains by purchasing fuel cell trainsets.

October 6, 2014 - Railway Gazette

Sustainable Transport and Livable Community Planning

My career is based, to a large degree, on my master’s thesis, which was a comprehensive evaluation of the full costs of various forms of transport. This provides a framework for determining optimal pricing, calculating the benefits of mode shifting and demand management strategies, and for comprehensive analysis of policy and planning decisions.

May 31, 2010 - Todd Litman

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.