Urban Mobility

The Future is Public Transport

By |2021-06-22T08:37:57+02:00June 22nd 2021|Categories: Urban Health, Urban Mobility|Tags: , |

To achieve the economic, social and environmental benefits of mass public transport, we need long-term sustainable public investment in systems which are accountable to citizens and workers. Social and climate justice must drive the Covid-19 recovery and guarantee that the future is public transport, argues Alana Dave.

Realising Inclusive Cities by Rethinking Urban Mobility

By |2021-04-08T13:53:21+02:00April 8th 2021|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , |

Inclusion has always been a conscious policy choice. Christopher Dekki reveals how cities around the world are increasingly prioritising the mobility needs of a select few rather than providing safe and accessible spaces for all.

Combatting COVID-19, Cars, And Climate Change Through Innovations in Urban Mobility

By |2021-11-04T11:39:31+01:00December 15th 2020|Categories: Urban Health, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , |

During the COVID-19 pandemic, cities saw that another urban transport is possible – can they make it last? Chris Dekki on the resilient and innovative nature of urban settlements.

Can Cities Become Car-Free After the Covid19 Pandemic?

By |2020-05-28T08:27:15+02:00May 28th 2020|Categories: Green & Smart Development, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , |

In the course of the COVID19 pandemic, many cities are rethinking their transport systems. Mark Nieuwenhuijsen outlines challenges and solutions and argues that this is the time to boost the concept of a car-free city.

A New and Better Normal for Urban Mobility in Indonesia

By |2020-05-20T08:47:32+02:00May 20th 2020|Categories: Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , |

Indonesia is not spared from the COVID-19 global pandemic. For urban mobility planners, however, this unfortunate pandemic presents a unique opportunity to reflect on our public transport efficiency and resiliency strategies and shape a new and better normal.

Kampala’s Inspiring Journey Towards a Cycling-Friendly City

By |2020-05-14T11:13:17+02:00May 14th 2020|Categories: Urban & Metropolitan Governance, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , , |

Uganda’s capital leads the way towards an increasingly popular mode of transportation: biking. In times of urbanisation, recent policies indicate a shift towards greater sustainability. Amanda Ngabirano, Vice President of the World Cycling Alliance, highlights the developments in the city of seven hills.

Designing Streets for People, not for Cars: The Case of Khartoum

By |2020-05-14T09:08:39+02:00May 12th 2020|Categories: Urban & Metropolitan Governance, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , |

Rapid urbanisation does not have to be a problem as long as we commit to the development of sustainable public spaces. Khalafalla Omer highlights the situation in Khartoum and how urban interventions may improve the future of Sudan’s capital.

The TUMI Observatory on COVID19

By |2021-11-03T14:43:07+01:00May 7th 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , , , |

In cities around the world, many people come together daily to use public transport – a risky endeavor in times of a pandemic. The Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative TUMI takes a look at protective measures of urban public transport systems around the world.

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