School of Urban Planning

We know that an extra bedroom, and a metro station nearby will make your house more valuable. Now it turns out that a bike-sharing station nearby will do the same.

Classified as: urban planning, Cycling, Ahmed El-Geneidy, Bixi, bike share, bike sharing, Transport
Published on: 19 Jun 2015

During the 20th century, urban transportation planning in North America was mainly concerned with easing traffic congestion, improving safety and saving time for motorists. These days, most cities’ transportation plans evoke a more complex blend of environmental, economic, and social-equity goals – all aimed at promoting “sustainability.” Yet, many fail to include meaningful measurements of social-equity objectives, such as helping disadvantaged neighborhoods access essential services, according to researchers at McGill University.

Classified as: transportation, infrastructure, news, Research, Traffic, social equity, planning, Badami, El-Geneidy, Manaugh, Transport Policy
Published on: 7 Jan 2015
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