Germany has made it more costly to buy, drive, and even park a car. Car owners also have to deal with fewer parking spaces and lower speed limits in city centers.
'Long-term sustainability would require transforming the way we build our cities and integrating cycling, as well as walking, into our transport planning processes'
A short term traffic solution is to appoint a 'traffic czar' devoted to fixing road congestion, the Management Association of the Philippines says
Vigan, Iloilo, Pasig, Marikina and Cebu are taking great strides in making their cities friendly to pedestrians and cyclists
Enough of hair-pulling anguish and frustrated tears over metro traffic. Gov't should invest in a mass transport system that's so convenient, you'd be considered impractical not to commute.
The Asian Development Bank has begun to reduce financing for road projects, in favor of urban transport-related ones