* * Or perhaps you prefer something along these lines? (Pedestrian Bridge in Shenzhen, China)

From the New Mobility Fine Arts Collection: The Inner Eye – Autumn 2016 – https://www.facebook.com/NewMobilityArts/  * Photo source: http://www.arch2o.com/pedestrian-bridge-in-shenzhen-china/ *This is commonly referred to as putting lipstick on a pig. Moral of the story: you can make it as pretty as you can, but at the end of the day it’s still a pig.” Because they are so […]

Sustainable Penang’s Open Citizen Discussion Forum: Archives Dec. 2015-Oct. 2016

Serendipity: The Happy Surprise On 14 Dec. 2015: Mr. Lim Thean Heng, Chief Engineer, for reasons of his own, decided to created a WhatsApp group, “Sustainable Penang”. The results of his successful initiative can be accessed online via https://web.whatsapp.com/, and from there clicking the menu to Sustainable Penang. The forum is open to invited participants, and […]


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Towards a New Mobility Agenda for Penang: October 2016

An open letter to Mr. Joshua Woo Special Officer to Member of Parliament of Bukit Mertajam Penang Subject: – Commentary on your article appearing in the Penang Monthly October issue under the title “Better, Cheaper, Faster – Really?” – http://penangmonthly.com/better-cheaper-faster-really/


– By Joshua Woo . In Penang Monthly, October 2016. http://penangmonthly.com/better-cheaper-faster-really/  This article by Mr. Joshua Woo, Special Officer to Member of Parliament of Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia provides a critical analysis of two radically different, hotly contested  approaches to sustainable transport planning and policy for the state of Penang, Malaysia.  Readers  not familiar with these challenges […]

LIBERTÉ . . . SUR LA RUE J’ÉCRIS TON NOM . Paris takes one more determined step toward a car free city

Paris mayor’s attempt to curb traffic along Seine leaves some commuters fuming Mayor Anne Hidalgo called move ‘historic’; opposition decried it as ‘autocratic’ By Michelle Gagnon, CBC News,  Oct 01, 2016  – http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/paris-cars-gagnon-1.3786615 CBC reporter and producer Michelle Gagnon came to Paris to enquire about the Paris plan to retire parts of a city highway and turn it […]