NEW DELHI (April 5, 2018) — WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, with support from FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp.
- Strategy Head - Institutional DevelopmentIndia
Tahira is the Strategy Head - Institutional Development at EMBARQ India, where she coordinates fundraising and development. She is based in Mumbai. Before joining EMBARQ India, Tahira worked at GiveIndia, an online philanthropy platform that seeks to put individual donors in touch with...
- Strategy Head - Urban TransportIndia
Amit is the Strategy Head for Integrated Urban Transport at WRI India Sustainable Cities. He is based in Delhi and provides vision and leadership to all transport initiatives across WRI India Sustainable Cities, managing relationships with partners and stakeholders. Amit leads the work around...
- Director, India, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable CitiesIndia
Madhav Pai is India Director for WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. The center, founded in 2014, combines the strength of WRI’s EMBARQ network for sustainable transport with the Institute’s expertise in energy & climate, adaptation, water, and governance aspires to deliver the goal of...
According to the World Health Organization, 1.2 million people die every year in traffic crashes worldwide and 90 percent of deaths happen in low and middle-income countries. Almost half of these deaths are pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. Road fatalities are expected to become the...
An estimated 1.25 million people are killed and a staggering 50 million are injured in traffic collisions each year. Yet, road safety remains a remarkably low political priority in cities around the world. In many cases, road safety is seen to be in direct conflict with other priorities, such as...
An historic shift to urban centers has brought opportunity and prosperity to billions—but also daunting challenges. Crippling traffic congestion, worsening air pollution and an ever-growing demand for reliable mobility services plague many cities, with direct consequences for people, from...
- projectNew mobility services have the potential to positively redefine urban mobility—if they can better meet the diverse needs of all residents.
Like many African cities, Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, is at the turnstile of urbanisation. Recognising the need to augment the existing inadequate public transport, authorities are considering implementing a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in the city.
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