WORLD STREETS PHOTO ARCHIVES: 2003-2019

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In honor of the good, the bad, and the ugly.

And the excellent . . .

And the almost, the brave try that may not have made it

Online Exhibit (Five hundred photos and growing) : Check it out at https://goo.gl/UgeuWD

And oh yes there is also the world “famous” New Mobility Fine Arts Collection which you can visit and enjoy at https://www.facebook.com/NewMobilityArts/

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PS. We make a real effort to identify and acknowledge our sources and give credit as appropriate.  But given the nature of the net this is not always possible. In such cases we can only thank the anonymous artists for sharing their vision of a corner of this world in which we all live.

And while you are at it, perhaps you will find striking images, graphics photos, others which help us to better understand the challenges and the eventual awards of getting sustainable transport and sustainable cities right. Send on as a Comment here. Or to climate@ecoplan.org

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About the editor:

Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Educated as a development economist, Francis Eric Knight Britton is an American political scientist, teacher and sustainability activist who has taught and worked on missions and advisory assignments on all continents. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion, he is MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent non-profit advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change, incomplete information, civil society and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets: The Politics of Transport in Cities. In the autumn of 2018 he committed his life work to the challenges of countering climate change from GHG emissions from the transport sector. (For more see Britton online at https://goo.gl/9CJXTh, @ericbritton. email at climate@ecoplan.org) and Skype: newmobility

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17 plus 1 reasons why I am prudently optimistic about the Climate/Mobility Transition for 2019-2020

Shortlist of Transformative Realities and Trends

eb-tallinn-statementOne of the great recompenses of having watched the sustainable transportation and related technology developments evolve over the course of several decades, is that if one takes the time to step back and scan the evidence for pattern breaks, one can readily spot a certain number of  trends, fundamental structural changes, quite a few of which bode well for a different and better future for transport in and around cities. Here are a handful of the fundamental underlying changes which I have spotted over the last decades and which I would like to share with you this morning.

Let’s start with a simple listing and then go on to brief comments in an attempt to clarify.

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