URBAN SUSTAINABILITY

Why Protected Bike Lanes Save Lives.

Why Protected Bike Lanes Save Lives.

DAVID DUDLEY @dccdudley Nov 22, 2016 A new study shows how cities with separated cycling infrastructure saw big safety improvements and higher ridership numbers. Several weeks ago, painted lines and flexible plastic lane dividers began materializing on Maryland...

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New York City’s Congestion Pricing tax.

New York City’s Congestion Pricing tax.

Cities are getting involved in many initiatives to promote sustainable mobility in city centers, or at least to control and to reduce the massive use of private vehicles for daily commutes.   The New York City's Congestion Pricing tax. New York City has chosen...

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Smart bus stops. What is it and why is it so important.

Smart bus stops. What is it and why is it so important.

Waiting for a bus never needs to be frustrating again with the advent of smart bus stops. Often made from repurposed metals and other recycled materials, these bus stops respond in real time to customer queries, changes in bus schedules, and traffic conditions to keep...

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4 citizen initiatives for urban sustainability.

With over half of the world’s population living in urban areas according to the UN, the sustainability of our cities and large towns is a major issue. Sustainable urban living isn’t just a nice idea – it’s an essential part of the long-term survival of our planet. So...

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