Sustainable Transportation List

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Here is a broad list of resources for more sustainable transportation that can rapidly decrease CO2 and energy consumption. The Youtube channels are a great starting point for understanding the broad situation.

This list includes but is not limited to:[edit | edit source]
  1. Vehicle/Fuel types ( bicycles, EVs, hydrogen, trucks, scooters, cars)
  2. Modes ( public, private, shared, marine, air, etc )
  3. Urban Design ( roads, density, zoning, parking) Because the built environment is directly responsible for distance and transportation requirements )
  4. Demand ( shipping, commuting, shopping, travel, sport )
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Resource Company Organization Government or Research Web Resource
ClimateTown Youtube channel. Documentary explainers cover the broad issues and historical causation in transportation with comedy
Not Just Bikes Youtube Channel. Explainers on bikable cities with strong examples of dutch systems
Missing Middle Housing An industry professional and acedemic on urban design and creating less transportation intensive cities
Strong Towns An organization dedicated to creating more livable cities through transportation infrastructure
People For Bikes Advocacy for bike safety, biking lifestyle and more bike-able communities. Excellent resources and policy help
UCLA Mobility Lab Numerous Universities have departments dedicated to transportation research
MIT Transit Lab University resource dedicated to pubnlic transit
US DOT Landing page for multiple US departments focused on improving transportation infrastructure, with grant oportunities and current focal issues,
Vision Zero Org Group dedicated to supporting active transportation safety in cities through public administration buy in
Micro Mobility Industry Group Largest conference specializing in personal vehicles
Mobycon Dutch company designing and developing urban transportation systems around human powered mobity
City Nerd Youtube content discussing cities and how they can be better
City Beautiful Urbanism / planning Youtube content by a university professor

Bike-sharing Companies
Name Description Web URL
Lime Transportation company offering shared electric bikes and scooters for rent Lime
Bird Provider of electric scooters and shared bikes for urban transportation Bird
Jump Bike-sharing service providing electric bikes and scooters in urban areas Jump
Citi Bike Bike-sharing program operating in New York City Citi Bike
Divvy Chicago-based bike-sharing system with a network of stations Divvy
Autonomous Vehicle Companies
Name Description Web URL
Dromos Develops autonomous micro vehicles for urban mobility Dromos
Glyde Company focused on autonomous micro mobility solutions Glyde
Voyage Specializes in autonomous taxis and self-driving technology Voyage
Optimus Ride Provides autonomous mobility services with a focus on safety and efficiency Optimus Ride
May Mobility Offers autonomous shuttle services for urban environments May Mobility
Argo AI Develops self-driving technology for various applications Argo AI
Organizations Promoting Sustainable Transportation
Name Description Web URL
Dutch Cycling Embassy Promotes cycling as a sustainable and efficient mode of transportation Dutch Cycling Embassy
Walk21 International organization advocating for walkable cities and pedestrian-friendly urban environments Walk21
NACTO Provides resources and guidance for cities to improve transportation, including biking and walking infrastructure NACTO
C40 Cities Network of cities committed to addressing climate change, promoting sustainable urban development, including walkability and cycling initiatives C40 Cities
ITDP Works to promote sustainable and equitable transportation solutions, including walking, cycling, and public transit ITDP
Gehl Architects Urban design consultancy focusing on creating people-centered cities with walkable streets and bike-friendly infrastructure Gehl Architects
Sustrans UK charity promoting sustainable transportation, including walking and cycling infrastructure Sustrans
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Non-profit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines, promoting walking and cycling opportunities Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
PeopleForBikes Advocacy group working to make biking better for everyone, promoting bike-friendly policies and infrastructure PeopleForBikes
European Cyclists' Federation Promotes cycling as a mode of transport in Europe, advocating for bike-friendly policies and infrastructure European Cyclists' Federation