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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Equity Plus: Toward More Integrated Solutions

Many transportation equity strategies only address a small portion of the need. To be more effective, we need structural reforms that create more diverse and affordable transportation systems and more compact and multimodal communities.

January 4, 2022 - Todd Litman

Beijing Bike

Win-Win Solutions for Climate Protection and Health

The Call to Action on Climate and Health is an ambitious plan to achieve both global climate and health goals. Planners can help identify win-win solutions that provide multiple benefits and so can build broad implementation coalitions.

October 2, 2018 - Todd Litman

Paris towers

Implications for Planning Emerge From COP21

The Conference of Parties (COP21) held during the last two weeks in Paris establishes ambitious climate change emission reduction targets. This will be a challenge and opportunity for planners. Here are some highlights.

December 16, 2015 - Todd Litman

U.S.-China

Climate Change Targets? No Problem! We Have Win-Win Solutions

Ambitious new emission reduction targets can be met with strategies that also help achieve other economic, social, and environmental objectives.

November 13, 2014 - Todd Litman

Yes, We Can Have a Healthy Environment and Economic Development: Reconciling Conflicting Planning Objectives

I am sorry to report that, Canada, my chosen country (I immigrated here in 1993), recently withdrew from the Kyoto Accord, which sets international climate change emission reduction targets. It’s worth noting that this decision was made...

December 30, 2011 - 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.