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Dr. Jacqueline M. Klopp speaks at the Africa Transport Policy Program in Abuja, July 6, 2018

by | July 21, 2018

Associate Research Scholar Jacqueline Klopp spoke at the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) annual meeting in Abuja, Nigeria July 2-6, 2018. The meeting on “Africa’s Rapid Urbanization and the Response to Urban Mobility in the Digital Age” brought 230 participants from across Africa to focus on regional integration, road safety and urban mobility. Dr. Klopp […]

Nilda Mesa joins CSUD as Director of Equity, Sustainability and Planning

by | June 8, 2018
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The Center for Sustainable Urban Development is delighted to welcome Nilda Mesa. As adjunct senior research scientist and director of urban sustainability and equity planning, Professor Mesa will spearhead new sustainability and equity initiatives at CSUD. She is also teaching at the School of International and Public Affairs. She brings extensive experience to CSUD, including […]

CSUD partners with Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations to promote NMT for Nairobi

by | June 8, 2018
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With support from the Volvo Research and Education Foundatons, CSUD is partnering with the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) to support initiatives aimed at improving public transport in Kenya. KARA, with support from UNEP, CSUD and FIA Foundation has played a leading role in supporting Nairobi County develop a Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) policy for Nairobi City […]

CSUD’s Anna Rubbo at WUF9 KUALA LUMPUR 2018

by | February 9, 2018
Category: Events

CSUD’s Anna Rubbo is at WUF9 KUALA LUMPUR 2018 and will be hosting a Networking Event, Sunday February 11, 3.00-5.00, Room 305 on GOOD DESIGN, GOOD PLANNING: Aligning practice, communities and education in the implementation of Agenda 2030.   Representatives from professional design firms, academia and research, NGOs and the grass roots will showcase practices that support or […]

Panel Discussion on Evidence Building for Preservation Feb 8 2018

by | February 6, 2018
Category: Events

How can historic preservation in an era of urban data address the challenges of 21st Century cities? Join us for “Evidence Building for Preservation”,  panel discussion exploring how institutional actors and new avenues of research inform public and private investment in preservation. This panel includes Meenakshi Srinivasan, Chair New York City Landmarks Preservation Committee ,Eduardo […]

Free Webinar on August 23: Leveraging Cell Phones and Citizens to Transform Public Transport

by | August 15, 2017
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At 10:00 am PDT on August 23rd, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Jackie Klopp from Columbia University & Digital Matatus Project and Henry Ochieng from Kenyan Alliance of Resident Associations. Register here. The rapid spread of cellphones across the globe creates new opportunities to engage citizens to improve public transport […]

CSUD partners with Columbia Global Center and CEDEUS in Santiago in seminar on Equitable and Sustainable Public Urban Transportation

by | July 14, 2017
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On June 27, The Santiago Columbia Global Center, in association with Chile’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CEDEUS), held a seminar entitled “Promoting Equality through Sustainable Public Transportation“ in the eve of the international two-day conference “Mobilize Santiago”, organized at the country’s capital by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). The event brought […]

Dr. Joyce Klein-Rosenthal wins Ford Foundation Fellowship to work on Climate Adaptation and Social Justice

by | May 25, 2017
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We are pleased to announce that Joyce Klein-Rosenthal, an Adjunct Associate Research Scholar with the Earth Institute’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD), was selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation 2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences (NAS), Engineering, […]

New “Access, Innovation and the Urban Transportation Transition” Summer Course Offered

by | May 16, 2017
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The Center for Sustainable Urban Development, the M.S. in partnership with the M.S. in Sustainability Management program has developed an exciting new inter-disciplinary course entitled Access, Innovation, and the Urban Transportation Transition.  Generous support to develop this new course has also come from the Volvo Research and Education Foundations and the American Assembly. Offered this summer […]

Mobility vs Access: CSUD Director Elliott Sclar Interview with ITDP

by | February 8, 2017
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Michael Kodransky Director, Global and U.S. Initiatives at the Institute of Transport and Development Policy recently interviewed CSUD Director Elliott Scar on “Mobility vs Access”. The Interview,  found here, reflects back on the book by Schaeffer and Scar Access for All: Transportation and Urban Growth and the struggle to make access rather than mobility the […]