- projectHow can we make zero-carbon buildings and districts achievable everywhere?
A small but growing number of cities are adopting more inclusive approaches to informal workers and this offers important lessons for cities that seek a more equal, productive and environmentally sustainable future.
Informal workers account for 50 to 80 percent of urban employment and...
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...
- Director of Urban Development and Accessibility, WRI MéxicoMexico
Jorge is Director of Urban Development and Accessibility at WRI México, where he leads the team's work on urban development, public space, urban...
- projectNew mobility services have the potential to positively redefine urban mobility—if they can better meet the diverse needs of all residents.
On October 10-12, WRI México hosted the XII International Congress on Cities and Transport in Mexico City.
- projectAssisting local and national governments to develop a pipeline of feasible, bankable projects and strengthen regional networks.
Sustainable transportation solutions are key factors in ensuring that cities reduce congestion, avoid growth in greenhouse gas emissions and provide access to all the opportunities that cities have to offer. In countries where EMBARQ is currently working, cities are growing in a disconnected and...