The Mobility Complex: John Whitelegg lights a fire.

Important announcement: Mobility has been priced to  move. Available in both paper and eBook form for less than USD 10.00. See http://tinyurl.com/zxclcz4 (Thank you John for thinking about students, fund-strapped NGOs and readers in developing, smaller cities with tight budgets.) John Whitelegg, Professor John Whitelegg, is a remarkable man. He has spent his entire professional life […]

Archives: Road safety: A public health challenge (India)

India’s hurried quest for development and its disregard for road safety have resulted in a major public health problem that demands serious thought and action. This article by Professor K.S. Jacob, which is central to the matters which bring us together here in the Safe City 2018 Challenge, originally appeared in the pages of The […]

The Future of Mobility 3.0. (Report)

Reinventing mobility in the era of disruption and creativity Arthur D. Little has just released the third edition of its Future of Mobility study, including an updated version of its Urban Mobility Index, which ranks 100 global cities based on the maturity, innovativeness and performance of their urban mobility systems. The study, “The Future of Mobility […]

What about women as cyclists? Dilatory reflections, notes and world-wide perspectives from Nijmegen ECF 2017

DRAFT FOR PEER REVIEW AND COMMENT What about women as cyclists at Velo-city 2017? Benoit Beroud, Mobility Designed for All consultant at Mobiped, attended, the World Cycling Congress, which occurred in Nijmegen (Netherlands) last June. He shares his notes and comments with World Streets after reflection some inspiring thoughts  about women and cycling in their […]

AFRICA STREETS 2018: LETTER OF INVITATION TO AN OPEN COLLABORATIVE PROJECT 

AFRICA STREETS: Stories of New Mobility Projects in Africa: Successes, Failures and Work in Progress World Streets. Paris. 21 April 2018 Dear African friends and colleagues, I’m in the process of trying to gather my thoughts on a book bringing together a collection of lively real world stories of attempted new mobility — what I […]

WORLD STREETS 2.0 – JOINT ACTIONS 2018-2020

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. – William Butler Yeats World Streets has from the beginning been intended to serve as a journal of record of the difficult world wide push to sustainable transport and sustainable cities, and as a partner, free resource and toolkit for concerned […]

Case Study: Lessons from a Stakeholder Engagement Process for Sustainable Transport

Lessons from a Stakeholder Engagement Process for Penang, Malaysia – Author: Minal Pathak • MIT-UTM Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program 2017 – Commentary by Eric Britton, Professor of Sustainable Development, Institut Supérieur de Gestion Paris  

SEARCH THE NEW MOBILITY AGENDA: World wide library and research toolkit at your fingertips

Few things are more frustrating in this needful world than to see useful ideas and hard work ending up anonymously cloistered on some distant dusty shelf, real or virtual, and not be accessible to people and groups who could put them to good work,  especially at a time of crisis as that we are living through right […]

World Transport Policy & Practice. Vol. 24 No.1. March 2018

Editorial This issue brings together two important strands of thinking in sustainable mobility and the bigger picture around how the world is changing and now faces a rather stark choice.  We can either go down the route of high quality, people-centred, healthy, active, child-friendly cities or we can finish the job started  by Henry Ford […]

Answered: What’s Next for Carfree Times?

Carfree Times #89, 19 March 2018 is now on line at http://carfree.com/cft/i089.html This issue contains the usual News Bits, but the focus is now exclusively on carfree cities (broadly interpreted), a change supported by nearly all correspondents. This issue also includes a photo essay by Robin Bassett on Fes-al-Bali, Morocco.  – J.H. Crawford. carfreecrawford@gmail.com

International Symposium on Road Safety Around the World: Future Concerns 

19  March 2018. University of Chicago Center in Paris ICoRSI 19 March Symposium Programme The one day symposium is being sponsored by the Independent Council for Road Safety International (www.icorsi.org) when fourteen papers will be presented to focus on important theoretical and practical issues concerning road safety around the world. The papers have been specially prepared […]

HOW MOBILE ARE WE AND HOW DID WE GET HERE? (2018 New Mobility Master Class: Draft for comment)

The mobility/growth paradigm (or the mobility complex) – By John Whitelegg, extract from his book MOBILITY. A New Urban Design and Transport Planning Philosophy for a Sustainable Future, Chapters 2 and 3. For more on the New Mobility Master Class program click here –  https://goo.gl/BB2pPE Mobility is most commonly measured, if at all, as total distance travelled […]

SEARCH THE NEW MOBILITY AGENDA: World wide library and research toolkit at your fingertips

Few things are more frustrating in this needful world than to see useful ideas and hard work ending up anonymously cloistered on some distant dusty shelf, real or virtual, and not be accessible to people and groups who could put them to good work,  especially at a time of crisis as that we are living through right […]