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Post-Pandemic, Public Transport Needs to Get Back on Track to Meet Global Climate Goals

The City Fix

Public transport is one of the best, most cost-effective solutions available to address today’s climate and development challenges. Buses and trains can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to two-thirds per passenger, per kilometer compared to private vehicles. The UN’s latest.

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3 Ways to Reimagine Public Transport for People and the Climate

The City Fix

The coronavirus pandemic hit public transport hard. There is serious concern that people will increasingly opt for private vehicles, should public. Global ridership tanked initially by as much as 80%, and transit was still at around just 20% of pre-pandemic ridership at the end of 2020. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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Saving Public Transportation and the Untapped Potential of Listening

The City Fix

One thing is clear: around the world, public transport ridership declined precipitously and has not. The COVID-19 pandemic has made existing knowledge about how, why and where people travel largely obsolete. Even as some cities recover, travel patterns have changed. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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Public Transport Challenges in Africa: Mapping and Transit Data as a Remedy

The City Fix

Long queues for public transport have become common sights during peak hours all over Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Under the hot sun or the heavy rain, people anxiously wait for the next public transport to arrive. Frustrated and eager to reach.

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How to Improve Local Public Transportation 2022 | GovPilot

GovPilot

When it comes to the quality of public transportation, many cities that were once notable for their advanced public transit are seeing their infrastructure age rapidly, whereas other cities and townships (especially in rural areas) unfortunately lack the infrastructure altogether to operate modernized and useful systems of public transportation.

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Assessing and Improving the Essential Role of Public Transport in NDCs

The City Fix

Public transport is a powerful tool to curb climate emissions and to reduce dependence on private motorized vehicles – not to mention to provide more equitable and affordable access to opportunity for riders. But surprisingly few countries have made public transport part.

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Re-Thinking Street Design with a Gender Lens: Lessons from a Street Experiment in Istanbul

The City Fix

Although it is widely recognized that gender disparities are echoed in the design and operation of urban transportation systems, gender-responsive transportation planning is still in its early stages. Drawing from the TOPUK project, which stands for “Women Accessing Public Transport,”.