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Examining the Prospects for Equity-Based Transportation



An Open Society Dialogue hosted by the City of Helsinki over 2012



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Finland, Music and Equityworldstreets

Sat, 08 Sep 2012 17:11:16 +0000

Over the last months we have given considerable  attention to trying to learn from Finland’s outstanding accomplishments over the last decades in creating   from a very poor base one of the world’s highest performing  school systems, building on a foundation … Continue reading


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Thinking about Equity-Based Transport Systems: Get Ready to Embrace Complexity (or Get Off the Bridge)finland-equity-mindmapworldstreetsMore...equity-8sep12-12equity-8sep12-50equity-8sep12-150equity-8sep12-500about the editor - 10aug2012 - best

Sat, 08 Sep 2012 16:07:52 +0000

As is or at least should by now be well known, a transportation “system” is well more than a collection of largely free-standing bits of infrastructure, modes, links, agencies, institutions, operators and more.  It is in fact a textbook example … Continue reading


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Transportation Innovation and Reform: The Path to Social Sustainabilitychile-brt-conf-particpants-2012-creditsworldstreetschile-brt-workshop-leadersabout-try2

Sun, 01 Jul 2012 11:17:49 +0000

As wise and balanced a summary as you will find of the fine art of dialogue and engagement when it comes to the hard job of developing and integrating new transport arrangements into a space as varied and in many … Continue reading


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Editor’s Desk: Radio Silence from World Streetsworldstreetsws-eb-bike-smallhelsinki-smalltallinn-smallisg-smallutrecht-smallstuttgart-smalllyon-smalldollar-torn-small

Tue, 05 Jun 2012 08:51:38 +0000

If you have tried dipping into World Streets from time to time over the last two months in attempt to follow the action, you will have found the cupboard quite bare. Why, and what next? Let’s have a look at … Continue reading


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When the history of automobility and transport policy is properly documented . . .worldstreetstext-bod-whitlegg-18-1More...More...about-the-editor-best1

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 13:43:54 +0000

The Journal of World Transport Policy and Practice is the long-standing idea and print partner of World Streets and the New Mobility Agenda since 1995. The Spring 2012 edition appears with articles by Helmut Holzapfel, Nick Williams , Clement N. Guasco, and W.S. Kuotcha, N.S. Ferguson, M. … Continue reading


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“We’ve never needed geniuses more than we do now.”worldstreetsleonardo da vinciMore...jonah Lehrerabout-the-editor-best1

Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:18:25 +0000

Look around the world today. Consider your country, your city . . .  Do you see signs of genius or even better “excess genius”, a deep-seated,  awe-inspiring 21st century Renaissance already underway?  We will dig into this later in the … Continue reading


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Weekend Musing: Less, More and Mozartworldstreetshow to focusMore...More...focus in an age of distraction

Sun, 25 Mar 2012 12:59:50 +0000

These slipped in over the transom in the last days here in Helsinki, and while some of you will be well on top of all three let me take the risk and share them with those  who may not have … Continue reading


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Helsinki 2012: Program overviewcropped-finland-helsinki-street-scene-5.jpgworldstreetscfd-wellingtonlewis mumford - quote on adding laneswords- on infrastructureabout-the-editor-7feb12

Sun, 18 Mar 2012 11:37:40 +0000

This collaborative project takes the form of an “open conversation” looking into the pros and cons, the possibilities, barriers and perhaps eventual impossibilities, of creating an equity-based transportation system at the level of a city and its surrounding region. This … Continue reading


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Late Night Thoughts on Equity from Helsinkicropped-finland-helsinki-street-scene-5[1]worldstreetsegg-light-french

Sat, 17 Mar 2012 21:04:33 +0000

Equity? Hmm. This, it turns out on inspection,  is not quite so easy a concept to get across. In English, and after two days of discussions with a wide variety of groups and people here in Helsinki, it’s already tough … Continue reading


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Editorial: On the plane to Helsinkicropped-finland-helsinki-street-scene-51[1]worldstreetseb-coffeeabout-the-editor-7feb12

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 06:14:41 +0000

I have always thought of myself not as a consultant – that is, someone with specific expertise to whom you ask directed questions and who gives you what you think/hope are the right answers – but rather as an “advisor”, … Continue reading


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Crowdsourcing Equity/Transport/ Helsinkicrowdsource-2worldstreetscrowdsource-largebus-stop-penguiineb-sig.block-wp-7mar12

Tue, 13 Mar 2012 13:58:27 +0000

What are, say, the five questions concerning transport and equity (and Helsinki) that you would like to have me ask in your behalf in Helsinki starting tomorrow in our first Stakeholder/Peer Group Dialogues? Maybe easiest if you might give me your … Continue reading


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Pasi Sahlberg on Equity and Educationworldstreetsabout-the-editor-7feb12

Mon, 12 Mar 2012 09:36:46 +0000

In January 2012, Finnish educator and author Pasi Sahlberg visited Stanford University to discuss his recent book, Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?, and participate in a conference on the U.S. and Finnish education … Continue reading


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Go to the back of the busworldstreetsrosa parks equity

Mon, 12 Mar 2012 05:34:27 +0000

This is a photograph of Mrs. Rosa Parks, a brave pioneer for equity in transport. On December 1, 1955 Mrs. Parks boarded a bus in the southern city of Montgomery Alabama after a long day of work and took a … Continue reading


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Faces of Transportation Equity in the USA: Troy Buchananworldstreetsabout-the-editor-best1

Sun, 11 Mar 2012 09:26:10 +0000

This video is one of a series that appear in the http://www.youtube.com/user/transportationequity YouTube site of the Transportation Equity Network – TEN – a project of the Gamaliel Foundation, a faith-based organization with regional affiliates around the United States and 350+ member … Continue reading


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Faces of Transportation Equity in the USA: Quig Komorrahworldstreetsabout-the-editor-best1

Sun, 11 Mar 2012 09:04:36 +0000

This video is one of a series that appear in the http://www.youtube.com/user/transportationequity YouTube site of the Transportation Equity Network – TEN – a project of the Gamaliel Foundation, a faith-based organization with regional affiliates around the United States and 350+ member … Continue reading


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Faces of Transportation Equity in the USA: Roger Shopeworldstreetsabout-the-editor-best1

Sun, 11 Mar 2012 09:01:17 +0000

This video is one of a series that appear in the http://www.youtube.com/user/transportationequity YouTube site of the Transportation Equity Network – TEN – a project of the Gamaliel Foundation, a faith-based organization with regional affiliates around the United States and 350+ member organizations. For … Continue reading


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Faces of Transportation Equity in the USA: Cynthia Jarrold reportsworldstreetsabout-the-editor-best1

Sat, 10 Mar 2012 22:37:32 +0000

This video is one of a series that appear in the http://www.youtube.com/user/transportationequity YouTube site of the Transportation Equity Network – TEN – a project of the Gamaliel Foundation, a faith-based organization with regional affiliates around the United States and 350+ member organizations. For … Continue reading


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Faces of Transportation Equity in the USA: Mahasin Abdul-Salaamworldstreetsabout-the-editor-best1

Sat, 10 Mar 2012 21:46:05 +0000

This video is one of a series that appear in the http://www.youtube.com/user/transportationequity YouTube site of the Transportation Equity Network – TEN – a project of the Gamaliel Foundation, a faith-based organization with regional affiliates around the United States and 350+ member organizations. For … Continue reading


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