Institute for Transportation and Development Policy

For Integrating Urban Development And Sustainable Transportation Systems In Brazil And Mexico

  • Amount
    $800,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/12/2012
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy provides policy and technical assistance to local governments regarding Bus Rapid Transit improvements; higher integration of cycling, pedestrian, and transit oriented development; and parking policy reform to reduce transportation emissions. This project grant would strengthen the Institute’s strategies in Mexico and Brazil, and support Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro and other two major metropolititan regions, to adopt integrated mobility programs that includes these sustainable mobility policies.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.itdp.org 
Address
9 East 19th Street 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10003, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for Integrating Urban Development and Sustainable Transportation Systems in Brazil and Mexico  
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy provides policy and technical assistance to local governments regarding Bus Rapid Transit improvements; higher integration of cycling, pedestrian, and transit oriented development; and parking policy reform to reduce transportation emissions. This project grant would strengthen the Institute’s strategies in Mexico and Brazil, and support Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro and other two major metropolititan regions, to adopt integrated mobility programs that includes these sustainable mobility policies.
for Integrating Urban Development and Sustainable Transportation Systems in Brazil and Mexico  
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy’s strategy to advocate for better streets and better cities results in cities adopting bus rapid transit; integrating cycling, pedestrian, and transit-oriented development; and reforming parking policies. Each step reduces transportation emissions and improves mobility. This grant would fund the Institute’s work to adopt integrated mobility programs and policies in Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo—a central strategy in reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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