World Streets This Week: Edition of 2 May 2011 (via World Streets (Time out while we regroup))

World Streets This Week: Edition of 2 May 2011 – – – > Click here to download Weekly Edition of 2 May 2011  Another busy week on World Streets, with contributions coming in from the StreetFilms media group in  New York on parking strategies, on city cycling and empowerment of women in Dhaka, and on to the pressing matter of rethinking the finances of our entire operation so that we can continue to act as the world's only fully independent, collaborative, worldwide sustainable transport dai … Read More

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Gender, Economic Integration and Cross-Border Infrastructure Development (via World Streets / Open Edition)

Gender, Economic Integration and Cross-Border Infrastructure Development We do not often provide coverage of conferences and their output, however World Streets is strongly  committed to the concept of taking women's needs as the prime target, the defining metric of transport policy and practice in cities and in rural areas.  (If you click to http://worldstreets.wordpress.com/category/women/ you will be taken to other articles in this W/S series and campaign.) The International Workshop on Gender, Economic I … Read More

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Should public transport be free? Join in/Stay tuned. (via World Streets / Open Edition)

Should public transport be free? Join in/Stay tuned. World Streets is pleased to announce publication in the weeks ahead of  a series of articles and other media to investigate this idea in-depth in these pages.  We would ask our readers to bear in mind that there is a great deal more to this idea, approach than may at first meet the eye. So let’s see what we get when we stretch our minds together on this perhaps surprisingly important and practical concept. If you have any thoughts on this we invite… Read More

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Velo-City Global 2010 Conference opens in Copenhagen (via World Streets / Open Edition)

Velo-City Global 2010 Conference opens in Copenhagen From Morten Lange, Reykjavík on his way to VeloCity 2010. Tomorrow, Tuesday 22 June, the 2010 Velo-City Global Conference opens in Copenhagen, and will last for 4 days. I can warmly recommend taking a look at the program and abstracts available at the web-site, http://www.velo-city2010.com I trust that also for people not attending the conference, the programme and abstracts can supply useful pointers to people working in interesting fields, regarding c … Read More

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