This solo episode with Paul Barter offers perspective on cities and their transport systems, with the help of city types based on transport modes, such as Walking Cities, Transit Cities, Bus Cities, Motorcycle Cities and Car Cities. It's imperfect but useful, especially if we add the idea of a Traffic Saturated City, not to be confused with a Car City. Find out more at: https://www.reinventingtransport.org/2018/10/city-transport-types.html
Margarita Parra and Paul Barter discussed lessons from her 8 years directing the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant-making aimed at reducing transportation-related air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Show notes at https://www.reinventingtransport.org/2018/09/reducing-transport-emissions-lessons.html
Singapore's urban transport is a well known success. But, in this episode, Paul Barter shares a warts-and-all version of Singapore's transport history, including surprising twists, little known mistakes and some neglected successes. Shownotes are at https://www.reinventingtransport.org/2018/08/singapore-story.html
Interview with the energetic Todd Litman, founder and Executive Director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute (VTPI), who explained some key problems with conventional urban transport planning and why we need multi-modal urban transport planning. Check out the show notes at https://www.reinventingtransport.org/2018/07/todd-litman.html
Episode 2 of the Reinventing Transport podcast features Shreya Gadepalli of ITDP India discussing Complete Street plans (or street space reallocation) in India.
Shreya was upbeat about the rapid spread of efforts to reallocate street space in India.
She shared how projects in Chennai and Pune (in particular) are dramatically improving conditions for people on foot, on bicycles and in buses.
Her insights are relevant internationally.
Read the full show notes at...