Geography: United States
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Eight recommended actions can improve energy efficiency in buildings to unlock a “triple win” and address economic, environmental and social challenges in world’s urban areas
Mariana is an Associate II for the Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She works in the urban development team, on issues related to the coordination between urban planning, land use and transit oriented development (TOD). She’s presently writing a case study about the political economy of...
- projectInnovative public-private partnership speeds the development and implementation of building efficiency policies and practices
Traffic safety improvements are an often-overlooked benefit of sustainable transport projects and policies. New research from EMBARQ finds that investments in biking and pedestrian infrastructure, improved mass transit systems, and measures to limit motor vehicle usage can all significantly...
January 2013 // Jon Orcutt, New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT), presented on New York City's comprehensive traffic safety policy at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank.
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EMBARQ and the World Bank are pleased to announce that Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, and The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, are scheduled to be part of the keynote session on January 18, 2013 at Transforming Transportation.
Against a backdrop of increasing urban mobility demands and growing concerns about the impacts of climate change, more national governments are investing in the development of urban and metropolitan mass transit systems. Within the last 10 years, national governments in several populous...
If the twentieth century was known for building highways, the twenty-first century may be known for tearing them down. A new report jointly produced by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and EMBARQ, "The Life and Death of Urban...
New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation are on a mission to make the Big Apple the “greatest, greenest big city in the world” by ramping up bicycle infrastructure across the city, introducing bus rapid transit to the Bronx, and pedestrianizing Times Square, among other