Top news of the week: 18.02.2020.

#passengerexperience #availability #commute #pedestrian #multimodal #citylabarchive

Future Of Mobility

On Feb 14, 2020
@oconnorshane shared
RT @americawalks: And they didn’t need AVs or reflective clothing or distracted walking laws to achieve zero deaths https://t.co/q1Z53T9voS
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Another City Eliminated Non-Driver Deaths In 2019

Coord invites cities and other curb managers to apply for its Digital Curb Challenge to undertake a free curb management pilot program in 2020. Applications close on Feb. 14. Click here for ...

On Feb 14, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @hamandcheese: This piece from @ConorDougherty yesterday was excellent on many levels, particularly for underscoring how NIMBYs create the conditions for homelessness. https://t.co/0xVXHZN95h
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When California’s housing crisis slammed into a wealthy suburb, one public servant became a convert to a radically simple doctrine.

On Feb 12, 2020
@SiemensMobility shared
For us, improving #passengerexperience is all about optimizing #availability and developing the “perfect #commute”. Want to know what that looks like? Read more: https://t.co/uLgkaCbHse
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The Perfect Commute Is Closer Than You Think

It’s 8:02 a.m. on a Tuesday in the year 2036. Elise opens her smartphone’s travel app, which suggests the best route for her morning commute, using her preferred mix of speed, value and low ...

On Feb 11, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
Car-free spaces are not a new concept but applying #pedestrian-and-bike-friendly practices to US cities, while also boosting #multimodal options for everyone, could help Americans break up with their cars for good. https://t.co/PCwq5Ow29z
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How to end traffic

European cities offer a roadmap for life with fewer cars.

On Feb 13, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
The 10 cities that will see the biggest transformation in green transport. https://t.co/o73l1LGKaK
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Personal car use to decline 10% by 2030: study

Consultancy firm Kantar surveyed 20,000 city dwellers across 31 cities to learn how their preferred mobility modes may change over the next decade. 

On Feb 11, 2020
@UNRSC shared
RT @ITF_Forum: What has gender got to do with transport? A lot, but few people know it. @EmmaElizaJones talks with transport expert @MaryCrassITF to dig deeper following a consultation on Gender & Transport organised by the ITF with 34 transport stakeholders last week: https://t.co/IDuuGMit00 https://t.co/jPKAHkwlkD
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“Gender is One of the Most Robust Determinants of Transport Choice”

What has gender got to do with transport? A lot, but few people know it. That needs to change, was the message from a consultation on gender and transport organised by the ITF with 34 ...

On Feb 11, 2020
@TheEconomist shared
Lack of access to clean water kills an estimated 200,000 Indians a year, and sickens millions more https://t.co/4Y258z4t7m https://t.co/buGByyxbOF
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On Feb 11, 2020
@UNRSC shared
RT @CityLab: From ancient Rome to modern Atlanta, this one rule has defined the shape of cities. #citylabarchive https://t.co/AHpR7okO6g
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The Commuting Principle That Shaped Urban History

From ancient Rome to modern Atlanta, the technologies that allow people to commute in about 30 minutes have defined the shape of cities.