World Streets Weekly Digest for 31 Jan. 2011
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In yesterday's feature which was intended to inform the exchanges at this week's TRB session onthe creation of a continuing program to support and expandridesharing as a central sustainable transport policy, the point ismade that the project should concentrate whatever resources it canstump up on ridesharing - as opposed to traditional public transportwhich has its own institutional and support system (for better orworse) while ridesharing from a policy and institutional perspective isstill an orphan. But Simon Norton begs to differ
In 2011 you can look to World Streets for . . .
Easy access to the best of World Streets through the efficient Weekly Review
National rankings of sustainable transport accomplishments
A new World Streets partner in the world's largest democracy: India Streets
Creative new national partnerships following the Swedish 2010/2011 model
More and better linking through an expanding net of social media
And the second World Share/Transport Forum in China in October
And you and your city?
How can World Streets help support sustainable transport initiatives in your neighborhood, city,country, agency, or public interest or user group? Through special issues or supporting articles?Collaboration in and support of conferences, workshops, master classes,city dialogues? Local or other media programs? Cooperative programs orevents with universities, NGOs and schools?This we will have to do together. So now all that remains to be done is toget you actively involved as a reader, subscriber, contributor, supporterand working partner so that in 2011 World Streets can go from strength tostrength. Get in touch so that we can swap ideas concerning how to goabout it.
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