About MOBILIZE Summit
MOBILIZE is the annual sustainable transport summit of the Institute for Transportation and Development (ITDP), which brings together urban transport and development practitioners alongside world-class researchers to celebrate best practices and accelerate implementation of sustainable transport projects.
Each year, ITDP and the Sustainable Transport Award Committee select a city that has implemented innovative sustainable transportation projects in the preceding year. These strategies improve mobility for all residents, reduce transportation greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, and improve safety and access for cyclists and pedestrians. The winning city and honorable mentions are honored at a ceremony in Washington, DC in January during the Transport Research Board Conference. The winning city has hosted MOBILIZE since 2016, bringing together over 200 practitioners each year to learn, explore, and connect.
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, MOBILIZE shifted to a virtual format, bringing together over 1,000 sustainable transport experts from around the globe in a series of workshops and presentations. In solidarity with our global community, ITDP will continue working with our winning STA cities to highlight their interventions through virtual programming as we make our way out of the pandemic together.