EMBARQ, the sustainable transport and urban development program of the World Resources Institute (WRI), is pleased to announce the launch of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.
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Tijuana, capital and largest city in the state of Baja California, is the sixth largest metropolitan area in Mexico and holds an important location on the United States-Mexico border.
Building on the transit-oriented development (TOD or DOTS in Spanish) approach, this manual proposes planning and design strategies to improve quality of life in cities. Examples draw from Mexican cities, while the guide provides useful insights for other countries as well. The guide is aimed at...
Juan Miguel Velasquez, Associate with EMBARQ's Global Research and Practice team, presented EMBARQ's Social, Environmental, and Economic Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in a webinar for the BRT Centre of Excellence.
EMBARQ Mexico has worked to support urban reform measures that improve the quality of life for the 90 million urban residents in Mexico, many of which spend up to 50% of their household income on transport.
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Cities already house half of the world’s population and are expected to add an additional 75 million people each year. The rapid growth of cities, especially in the developing world, presents enormous opportunities and challenges to ensure that growth is equitable and sustainable.
- Road Safety Analyst, WRI MéxicoMexico
Miguel Ríos is a Road Safety Analyst at WRI México. Among his functions include improving the operating conditions and infrastructure for...
- Senior Analyst in Integrated Transportation Systems, WRI MéxicoMexico
Mexico is preparing to pass an Energy Reform bill, which will be one of the greatest determinants of the country’s economic and environmental future.