Cycling is already an important part of daily life many of Brazil’s urban residents. To grow the country’s cycling culture as well as provide better conditions for users, EMBARQ Brazil developed this “Manual of Projects and Programs for Encouraging Cycling in Communities” in partnership with the...
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...
- projectNew tool sheds light on the relationship between human activity and greenhouse gas emissions
EMBARQ Turkey has worked to improve cycling infrastructure and cycling conditions in Turkey since 2010.
- projectBikeLab projects expand cycling infrastructure and improve safety in Turkish cities
- projectMaking the case for shifting and increasing finance towards sustainable, low-carbon transport
January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C. Paul McRoberts, Vice President, Autodesk, presented on how technology and big data can transform infrastructure planning and design for cities.
This paper attempts to quantify capital investment in transport around the world. Distinguishing public and private investment at the national and international level is the first step needed to shift investment towards more sustainable, low-carbon modes and systems.