Op-Ed. “Taxis as we know them are expected to disappear”

All of the protests taking place at varying levels of violence in different parts of the world against Uber and Uber-like taxi and shared-transport services are definitely not just an example of a one-shot phenomenon that will resolve itself in different ways in different places,  and then shortly go away, leaving things largely as they always […]

Cuba

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Ten Points of Light

[This posting announces a new component of World Streets Battles of Ideas, that was launched yesterday.] If you wanted to know about the state of play of the sustainable transport revolution in a given country, where do you turn first? Let’s see if we can be of some help with a few suggestions at least to get […]

Battles of Ideas

This section is intended as an international reference set to be useful for researchers, students, the media and for concerned citizens and activists on the lookout for ideas and strategies which can be put to work in their own cities. The goal is to give our readers a chance to weigh and appreciate the very wide […]

Reprinted here because your city should have a Right of Way Law 

New York City. Monday, February 16, 2015 Pedestrians With Right of Way Should Always Have Protection of the Law This article which appeared in edition of our favorite city blog, Streetsblog from New York City, is a gut-wrenching reminder that all cities, all civilized cities, should have a strict, no-exceptions, Right of Way Law. In Europe, […]

Taxi?

There is a revolution going on that is going to change the face of transport in and around cities in a way that no other has in the last century.  The starting point is that humble taxi that you cannot always find when you need it most —  that is to say a rolling metal […]