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...
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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...
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. on January 7 -11. The program covers all modes of transportation, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops.
- Press Release
WASHINGTON (January 13, 2017) — City officials worldwide often lack accurate, comprehensive information about the traffic conditions of their road networks.
Since launching its Mobility Plan in 2015, Joinville, in Santa Catarina, Brazil, has become a model city for urban planning.
On October 24 and 25, Beijing, China hosted the third World Metropolitan Transport Development Forum, which centered on urban transit integration, sustainability and innovation in cities.
On October 10-12, WRI México hosted the XII International Congress on Cities and Transport in Mexico City.
The Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA), under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has collected a variety of initiatives to target and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions i
- projectAssisting local and national governments to develop a pipeline of feasible, bankable projects and strengthen regional networks.