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  • How Urban Transport is Changing in the Age of COVID-19

    How Urban Transport is Changing in the Age of COVID-19

    The pandemic is changing how we get around. Emergency response measures and experiments around the world offer lessons for sustainable mobility and resilience strategies going forward.

  • Coming Soon To A City Near You: E-Scooters

    Coming Soon To A City Near You: E-Scooters

    Shared, dockless electric scooters have taken to the streets of cities across the U.S. Is New York City ground zero for the next e-scooter invasion?

  • The Inaccessibility of Motherhood in New York City

    The Inaccessibility of Motherhood in New York City

    Making New York City a more accessible place for mothers enhances the economic and social status of women, especially single mothers and female heads of households. This not only reduces the economic burden of childcare but also improves the job prospects of motherhood.

  • New York City: a Learning Lab for Sustainable Transportation

    New York City: a Learning Lab for Sustainable Transportation

    In partnership with the Earth Institute’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development, the M.S. in Sustainability Management program has developed an exciting new inter-disciplinary course entitled Access, Innovation, and the Urban Transportation Transition. This class draws on a series of lectures, a case study approach and experiential learning in New York City.

  • Resiliency Strategies to Sustain Businesses and Livelihoods

    Resiliency Strategies to Sustain Businesses and Livelihoods

    Sustainability Management alum Krista Eichenbaum (’16) moved from Toronto to attend the MSSM program to better address resiliency challenges in cities. She is currently Project Analyst and Manager at a women-owned engineering consulting firm, specializing in civil engineering, urban planning, and sustainability.

  • Report from the Field: The Tro-Tro – An Essential Mode of Transport in Accra, Ghana

    Report from the Field: The Tro-Tro – An Essential Mode of Transport in Accra, Ghana

    The following is a guest blog, authored by Victoria Okoye, a Millennium Cities Initiative researcher, who has been investigating urban transportation issues in Accra, Ghana. Researching urban transport in Accra, Ghana, this summer on behalf of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly and the Millennium Cities Initiative, I learned a lot about the city’s most well-known, loved,…

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  • How Urban Transport is Changing in the Age of COVID-19

    How Urban Transport is Changing in the Age of COVID-19

    The pandemic is changing how we get around. Emergency response measures and experiments around the world offer lessons for sustainable mobility and resilience strategies going forward.

  • Coming Soon To A City Near You: E-Scooters

    Coming Soon To A City Near You: E-Scooters

    Shared, dockless electric scooters have taken to the streets of cities across the U.S. Is New York City ground zero for the next e-scooter invasion?

  • The Inaccessibility of Motherhood in New York City

    The Inaccessibility of Motherhood in New York City

    Making New York City a more accessible place for mothers enhances the economic and social status of women, especially single mothers and female heads of households. This not only reduces the economic burden of childcare but also improves the job prospects of motherhood.

  • New York City: a Learning Lab for Sustainable Transportation

    New York City: a Learning Lab for Sustainable Transportation

    In partnership with the Earth Institute’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development, the M.S. in Sustainability Management program has developed an exciting new inter-disciplinary course entitled Access, Innovation, and the Urban Transportation Transition. This class draws on a series of lectures, a case study approach and experiential learning in New York City.

  • Resiliency Strategies to Sustain Businesses and Livelihoods

    Resiliency Strategies to Sustain Businesses and Livelihoods

    Sustainability Management alum Krista Eichenbaum (’16) moved from Toronto to attend the MSSM program to better address resiliency challenges in cities. She is currently Project Analyst and Manager at a women-owned engineering consulting firm, specializing in civil engineering, urban planning, and sustainability.

  • Report from the Field: The Tro-Tro – An Essential Mode of Transport in Accra, Ghana

    Report from the Field: The Tro-Tro – An Essential Mode of Transport in Accra, Ghana

    The following is a guest blog, authored by Victoria Okoye, a Millennium Cities Initiative researcher, who has been investigating urban transportation issues in Accra, Ghana. Researching urban transport in Accra, Ghana, this summer on behalf of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly and the Millennium Cities Initiative, I learned a lot about the city’s most well-known, loved,…