Recently, Planetizen named their 100 Most Influential Urbanists of all-time, based on public voting off of a list of 200 nominees. Jane Jacobs won. As she should have. Whether you believe the list is correct or has some people ranked too kindly or not at all, it has been circulating like mad on Facebook and other […]
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Since 1998, Bogotá, Colombia has built more than 300 kilometers of protected bikeways. Streetfilms recently had the chance to explore the city's bike network with the man responsible for building it, former mayor Enrique Peñalosa. "When we build very high quality bicycle infrastructure, besides protecting cyclists, it shows that a citizen on a $30 bicycle […]
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) provides faster and more efficient service than an ordinary bus. "These systems operate like a surface subway, say BRT advocates, but cost far less than building an actual metro." Watch this chapter of Moving Beyond the Automobile to learn about the key features of bus rapid transit systems around the world […]
Enrique Penalosa's four day visit to "The Hub," inspires Bostonians to re-imagine their streets.
In Part 3 of our Bogotá trilogy we look at Cyclepaths, Parks, and some of the great initiatives undertaken to make it a more livable city.
Enrique Peñalosa encourages New Yorker activists to fight for positive change and Bus Rapid Transit.
The staff of Transportation Alternatives rides with Enrique PeÃ±alosa & David Byrne to the "Manhattan on the Move" transportation conference.
Physically separated bicycle paths exist in cities worldwide. This video explains what they are, how they work, and asks: "Why not here?"
An overview of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's historic October 2006 Transportation Conference.
Former BogotÃ¡ mayor Enrique PeÃ±alosa discusses his amazing success transforming BogotÃ¡ into a livable city for cyclists and pedestrians.
As mayor of Bogota, Colombia, Enrique Penalosa accomplished remarkable changes of monumental proportions for the people of his country in just three years.