Gallery: 8 Overarching Urban Systems That Make a City Sustainable


3: Sustainable transportation and mobility

The most important thing to remember here is that the personal automobile is not part of sustainable transportation and mobility. Instead, sustainable transportation options place an emphasis on fast, comfortable and reliable public transportation; usually some combination of rail, tram, metro or bus. Besides transit, city planners need to think multi-modal – where pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure are important components of the overall sustainable transportation strategy.

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