Urban Design and Public Access and Availability

Two cyclists pedal in a New York City bike lane. New York is one of the leading cities in implementing complete street policies, which improve accessibility and safety for users across all modes of transport. Photo by Kyle Gradinger/Flickr. This is the eighth post of the “Sustainable Urban Transport On The Move” blog series, exclusive to TheCityFix. Preparation of this series was possible thanks to a grant by Shell Corporation. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the authors. The most recent UN-HABITAT Global Report on Human Settlements affirmed that access to destinations, activities, services, and goods lies at the core of urban mobility. To meet this end, transforming urban development patterns towards mixed use and compact design, combined with high-quality pedestrian and biking infrastructure, will help create more accessible – and sustainable – urban spaces. ...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/embarq/212796/move...

Tweets

On the Move: Urban Design for Access by embarqn...

Two cyclists pedal in a New York City bike lane. New York is one of the leading cities in implementing complete street pol...

Urban Street Art and Urban Innovation | Sustain...

Urban street art has a rich history in both the culture and economics of the cities it is created. The concept of street a...

Urban Street Art: Fostering Innovation in Cities

Urban street art has a rich history in both the culture and economics of the cities it is created. The concept of street a...

Urban Street Art: Fostering Innovation in Cities

Urban street art has a rich history in both the culture and economics of the cities it is created. The concept of street a...

Learning About Urban Growth Patterns From Facebook

Globally, cities are on the rise: the world’s population is now more than 50% urban, and rapidly increasing. But how exact...

#Skycycle is back! But can it become a reality?...

There are times and places where it makes good sense to separate cyclists, pedestrians and motorised traffic. The Dutch ex...

Learning About Urban Growth Patterns From Faceb...

Globally, cities are on the rise: the world’s population is now more than 50% urban, and rapidly increasing. But how exact...

#China imposes further access rules over South China Sea, angering #Asian neighbors, US:

#China imposes further access rules over South ...

stripes.com 11 Jan '14, 5am

Related China at odds with US, allies over its newly declared ‘defense zone’ Chinese warship nearly collided with USS Cowp...

Great piece .@thisbigcity How Good Public Transport Can Encourage #Sustainable Cities #publictransportation #urbanism

Great piece [email protected] How Good Public Trans...

This post is also available in: Portuguese , German Urban sprawl has strong impacts on sustainable mobility in cities. It ...

New #Wakefield Urban weekly bus ticket just £14...

arrivabus.co.uk 09 Jan '14, 8pm

Wakefield Urban - hit the city for less Check out the map to see the new Wakefield Urban ticket boundaries. You can buy yo...

ProjectZero: Creating Sustainable Cities

Since the outset, ProjectZero’s innovative approach has attracted wide international attention. It was awarded the Sustain...

Elizabeth Blackmar on #PublicSpace. @thepolisblog

Elizabeth Blackmar on #PublicSpace. @thepolisblog

Source: Te Aria Nui Charitable Trust "The scholars' contest over whether 'the commons' would be understood as a historical...

#whySP? Cause we're the 'hottest' poly in Singa...

twitter.com 09 Jan '14, 11am

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Trying to divine the future of #electronics design at #CES2014 #semieda

Trying to divine the future of #electronics des...

cadence.com 11 Jan '14, 12am

Curved TVs is a form factor issue; interesting and functional from a sound-quality viewpoint, but life-altering...? 4K TVs...

Three State Capitals to Receive Green Design As...

edcmag.com 09 Jan '14, 5pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced design assistance to help the capital cities of Michigan, Wiscons...