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A Contributor’s Guide to CityChangers.org

Ready to hit the keys and share your story? Believe us, we’re just as excited as you are! Here’s a little guide on how to structure your knowledge and the story you’re telling, to...

Mobility As a Service: Why and How?

This article was written for CityChangers.com by Rita Prior Filipe, a PhD student at the Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems Centre for Doctoral Training at the University of Bath, UK. Rita is currently researching the...

How to Drive a Modal Shift From Private Vehicle Use to Public Transport, Walking and Cycling

This article was written by and for the C40 Knowledge Hub, which delivers cutting-edge insights and practical resources from leading climate cities for others working in city government. It was originally published here in March 2019....

Tactile Paving: Improving Accessibility Through Design

If you ever happen to look down while walking city streets, you may have noticed that there’s a whole world of design beneath our feet. Blind and partially sighted people face barriers and dangers while...

Karl-Filip Coenegrachts: Creative Bureaucracy, An Oxymoron?| TEDxGhent

In this thought-provoking TED talk, Karl-Filip Coenegrachts gives an overview of what creative bureaucracy means and why we can't continue to use 19th-century bureaucracy to solve 21st-century challenges anymore. This talk was held at the...

The War on Cars: Getting the Car Out of Carbon Emissions

"The War on Cars is a new podcast about the epic, hundred years’ war between The Car and The City. We deliver news and commentary on the latest developments in the worldwide fight...

She Drives Mobility Meets Doug Gordon (the War on Cars)

Katja Diehl's podcast #SheDrivesMobility is "dedicated to the mobility transition, the path towards true choice-based mobility that makes the privately owned car replaceable by real alternatives as much as possible. I want everyone...

Problem Solving and the Art of the Reframe

This article was written by Leon Voon, Lead Designer & Co-Head at Experience Strategy Design, Government Technology Agency of Singapore, and was originally published on Apolitical, the global learning platform for government. It was originally published here in...

City Logistics: Hub or No Hub?

Walther Ploos van Amstel is lecturer for city logistics at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA). The article was originally published on his website http://www.waltherploosvanamstel.nl. Countless books and articles have been written about urban distribution...

Is Your City for People or Cars? | Cornelia Dinca | TEDxJacksonville

In the 21st century, we are witnessing the erosion of the “human” habitat. Too many American cities are designed in ways that instigate fear, isolation and insecurity. As an engineer and urban planner, Cornelia...

Cars Almost Killed Our Cities, But Here’s How We Can Bring Them Back | Gabe Klein | TEDxMidAtlantic

Our cities are making us – and the planet – sick, and the problem lies in the automobile, which has taken over how we live and use space. Thankfully, new technology like autonomous vehicles...

From Pop-Up to Permanent – Hopes and Dreams for Latin American Cycling Infrastructure

This article was written by Felipe Caicedo Otero, based in Panama City from where he supports BYCS in the areas of research, communications and the Bicycle Mayor Network in Latin America. BYCS is an...

Prioritising Cyclists and Pedestrians for a Safer, Stronger Recovery

This article was written by and for the C40 Knowledge Hub, which delivers cutting-edge insights and practical resources from leading climate cities for others working in city government. It was originally published here in May 2020. We’re featuring...

Jan Vermeulen: Small Wheels Create Big Cities!

This article was written by Aseniya Dimitrova for TheMayor.eu. You can find the original post here. Jan Vermeulen has been the mayor of Deinze since 2012 and President of the Flemish Cycling Embassy. As...

Mohamed Ridouani: Innovation Means to Improve the Quality of Life With and for All

This article was written by Aseniya Dimitrova for TheMayor.eu. You can find the original post here. This is an interview with Mohamed Ridounai, Mayor of Leuven, European Capital of Innovation for 2020. In September Leuven...

Pascal Smet: Brussels Has Decidedly Chosen to Become a City for People

This article was written by Aseniya Dimitrova for TheMayor.eu. You can find the original post here. It is an interview with Pascal Smet, the Secretary of Urban Planning of the Brussels- Capital Region. Pascal...

“20 Minute Neighbourhoods” With James Mant | Moments of Clarity

Moments of Clarity is a podcast that aims to gather personal and collective insights through conversations that explore the values and beliefs that unite us. In his 29th episode, Mattew Sortino speaks with...

4 Ways to Make a City More Walkable | Jeff Speck | TED

Freedom from cars, freedom from sprawl, freedom to walk your city! City planner Jeff Speck shares his "general theory of walkability" -- four planning principles to transform sprawling cities of six-lane highways and 600-foot...