Thursday, September 13, 2007

Better urban mobility - and poverty alleviation.

An interesting piece of news on the link between providing good mobility (in terms of walking, bicycling, and public transport) and increasing the economic opportunities of low income people in cities, and hence poverty alleviation:

European Urban Knowledge Network - "Promote bicycling, walking and public transport to improve chances for poor people":

How can transport policy contribute to the goal of more inclusive cities? What role does the car play in ensuring mobility for all?"