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USDOT program assists states cities

Last summer, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the creation of the Build America Bureau. It was heralded as a one-stop shop More...

Economic value of transit could be in the millions, billions

Predictions of a car-free future could come to fruition sooner than later, as many cities are scaling back their automobile dependency. Take Paris for example, More...

If the Toronto-Waterloo region is to stay competitive it needs a better transportation link

The 110-kilometre drive along Ontario’s Highway 401 between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo is a tedious one, by several accounts, especially when in rush hour it drags More...

Five reasons to be optimistic about sustainable urban mobility

TheCityFix – produced by EMBARQ –  recently shared a post on the Sustainable Cities Collective tackling the challenges of rapid urbanization around the world, particularly around transportation, More...

Federal Study Show All Aboard Florida’s Benefits

For months, opponents of All Aboard Florida had been hoping to gain political ammunition from a long-awaited federal study of the project’s potential impacts. Perhaps, More...

#citydata: Ten facts about cities, part 6

In the sixth installment of the series, Sustainable Cities Collective brings us a discussion on city planning and public transit. They question the investment possibility of More...

The future of transport is about sharing

In the SustainableCitiesCollective.com, Justinien Tribillon discusses the concept of bike sharing. This recent trend has gone global, and it has become a part of the third great More...

4 Hard truths about transit

A regional advisory panel in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has released the first, called “Hard Truths about Transit“, in a series of discussion papers on transit in greater More...

Can innovative transport help “the most dangerous city in the world” shake its reputation?

Kaid Benfield at the Sustainable Cities Collective takes a look at how an innovative transportation system and other investments in civic infrastructure are helping Medellin, Colombia, move past its More...

How traffic congestion affects economic growth

There are many negative effects of traffic congestion, from increased stress levels to delayed deliveries, but stalling local economies may not be one of them More...

Growing Canada’s Economy: A New National Air Transportation Policy

The Conference Board of Canada has released a new report by Vijay Gill and R. Neil Raynor on the potential of the Canadian air transportation industry to More...