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Progress report and work plan for 2012 – For comment and finalization

After years of struggling with what seemed each time like promising concepts to inspire and orient public policy and private practices – words such as sustainable, green , smart, healthy, active, low-carbon or what have you transport or mobility — we have peeked outside the box and been inspired by the upsetting events of Arab Spring, Occupy and behind them the paralyzing and oh so unsustainable influences of massive income differences, North and South, East and West, to see if we can come up with the key to a truly sustainable transport policy. Which brought us to the concept equity. (Not quite equality, mind you, but more on that as the project advances.) Continue reading

Collaborate

The scope for collaboration in this project is huge. These prospects and possibilities will shortly be addressed here. In the meantime, you can no doubt have a lot of your own thoughts on this. If so be sure to let us know. We are tired of being part of the problem. Continue reading

How to subscribe to Equity/Transport

To follow the action here you have the option of receiving a concise reminder by email, either daily or weekly. Each reminder provides a 3 line summary of the article in question, with an option for clicking to it directly, or place for making a comment. I would imagine that for reasons of economy of time, most of you are going to prefer the weekly notification option which is reserved for subscribers only. The sign-in routine takes less than five minutes, in three short steps as follows: Continue reading

Q1. Preliminary Mission Statement

Q1 Mission Statement: (Test run. Have a look. Share your views.)
Paris. 2 January 2012: This concept of creating a high-efficiency  equity-based transport system for your city is, if I may say so, an amazingly simple approach to transport policy and practice, in that once you understand and accept the basic principle a huge number of other good things follow. Continue reading

About the Council

[In progress: The working draft that follows has been taken directly from the 2005 background note on the Council and is being revised and updates. Please come back next week for the final on this. And if in the meantime you have suggestions or criticisms, it would be great to have them. Thank you.] Continue reading