Links - Cities and public space

The following links are a sample taken from our Worldwide Contact Directory. Some groups may be listed under more than one category. The directory contains an even more comprehensive list of hundreds of groups working on transportation issues around the world, including links to their web-sites.

Also, please report any missing links that you come across so that we can keep this page in good working order, without which it will not be a useful resource to you.

America Walks
Local pedestrian advocacy, public education, and a collective voice for pedestrians.

Images and information on carfree city presented by the author of "Carfree Cities." Also features an on-line quarterly newsletter "Carfree Times."

Ecoplan International
Think tank on sustainability and urban issues; host organization for The Commons, an internet-based open forum with discussions on car-free days, car sharing and more.

Engwicht Communications
David Engwicht's books, videos and innovative traffic reduction tools.

Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP)
Focuses on counteracting the export of American-style transportation policies to the developing world.

International Making Cities Livable Council (IMCL)
International network dedicated to making our cities and communities more livable.

Mobil ohne Auto
German carfree day website, organised by Umkehr and BSÍ (Bundeskoordination studentischer Íkologiearbeit).

Project for Public Spaces
Works with local groups and authorities to establish healthy public spaces, often by taking space away from car infrastructure.

Reclaim The Streets London
The infamous direct action group that developed the "street party" concept.

Surface Transportation Policy Project
National transportation reform coalition with over 500 coalition partners; works on national and state legislation and policy.

The SUSTRAN Network (Sustainable Transport Action Network for Asia and the Pacific)
People-centered, equitable and sustainable transport, with a focus on Asia and the Pacific.

Victoria Transport Policy Institute
Free reports and research available on their website. Links to just about every organisation on the planet working on transport issues.

If you find any inaccuracies, please contact us.

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