“When we plan a city, the plans are usually restricted to land-use. But we need to move beyond land-use. What’s more important is how to move people” –Vikas Gupta, Municipal Commissioner of Gurgaon, India
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The world has never been more urban than it is now, and this trend isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon. By 2050, the world will have grown by 2.5 billion additional urban dwellers, with almost all of this growth occurring in cities in the developing world.
China’s leaders just took an important step forward for sustainable urban mobility.
How does a transport network cope with ever-increasing demands on its systems and infrastructure? Thanks to rapid urbanization, numerous cities around the globe are struggling with that question. And while the issue is critical now, it will only intensify in the years ahead.