#Transportation

  • Article: This Entrepreneur Is Giving Recycled Bikes to Poor Students in His Native Myanmar
    Education

    This Entrepreneur Is Giving Recycled Bikes to Poor Students in His Native Myanmar

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 7, 2019

    A nonprofit buys bikes from bike-share companies to provide transportation to school. Read more

  • Article: Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit
    Citizenship

    Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 11, 2019

    Paris is the latest city to announce free and discounted transit for youth. Read more

  • Article: India's First Women-Run Train Station Is Shattering Stereotypes
    Girls & Women

    India's First Women-Run Train Station Is Shattering Stereotypes

    Oct. 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These women are pushing back on workplace stereotypes and setting an example. Read more

  • Article: Cape Town Wants to Build Affordable Housing Near Jobs to Fight Climate Change
    Environment

    Cape Town Wants to Build Affordable Housing Near Jobs to Fight Climate Change

    By Carmen Singer|Sept. 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The proposed homes would be built on land left undeveloped after apartheid. Read more

  • Article: This Taxi Service Is Making Transportation Accessible to São Paulo's Poorest
    Finance & Innovation

    This Taxi Service Is Making Transportation Accessible to São Paulo's Poorest

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 11, 2018

    Over half of São Paulo's population lives in slums called favelas. Read more

  • Article: Your Proximity to Work and Transportation Could Determine Your Job Prospects
    Citizenship

    Your Proximity to Work and Transportation Could Determine Your Job Prospects

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 4, 2018

    Commuting time is the strongest determinant of social mobility. Read more

  • Article: The Trump Administration Just Made It Easier for Cars to Pollute the Air
    Environment

    The Trump Administration Just Made It Easier for Cars to Pollute the Air

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2018

    The CAFE standards were critical to US efforts to fight climate change. Read more

  • Article: This App Is Helping Women Feel Safer – Even in Bangladesh's Crazy Traffic
    Girls & Women

    This App Is Helping Women Feel Safer – Even in Bangladesh's Crazy Traffic

    April 9, 2018|News Deeply

    Traffic in Dhaka, Bangladesh, moves at an average of 4.2 miles per hour. Read more