The Costs and Emissions Appraisal Tool for Transit Buses (“the Tool”) is intended to help bus operators and transit agencies make informed decisions about alternative bus types during the preliminary analysis phase and to help them determine whether the transition to a “clean fleet” is...
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The Evolution of Bike Sharing: 10 Questions on the Emergence of New Technologies, Opportunities, and Risksby Christopher Moon-Miklaucic, Anna Bray Sharpin, Iván De La Lanza, Azra Khan, Luca Lo Re and Anne Maassen - January 2019
This working paper seeks to provide decision makers at the city level a series of frequently asked questions and responses in order to assess the adoption and implementation of bike sharing. It is not designed to be a comprehensive guide to bike-sharing implementation, nor is it meant to provide...
Urban Solutions for People and the Planet: WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities 2017-2018 Annual ReportSeptember 2018
Decisions made in cities today will determine whether humans succeed in creating a sustainable future. To refine our approach to this opportunity and challenge, this year, WRI Ross Center completed a new five-year strategy.
This report is a summary of our highlights from 2017-18,...
by Ying Wang, Shiyong Qiu and Ting Zhao - September 2018
This report outlines the progress and prospects of Beijing’s low-emission zone and congestion charging policies, which have been under development since 2014 with the assistance of WRI China.
Beijing’s implementation in September 2017 of a low-emission zone (LEZ),...