- projectBuilding the foundations of our work with cities
Sustainable transportation solutions are key factors in ensuring that cities reduce congestion, avoid growth in greenhouse gas emissions and provide access to all the opportunities that cities have to offer. In countries where EMBARQ is currently working, cities are growing in a disconnected and...
TheCityFix Brasil, the blog of WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities, is celebrating its 5th anniversary of covering sustainable cities.
The number of traffic fatalities in Sao Paulo, Brazil fell by 20.6 percent from 2014 to 2015, resulting in 257 saved lives.
- Press Release
Rio de Janeiro (16 March, 2016) – Today, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and the City of Rio de Janeiro announced a first-of-its-kind global financing forum to accelerate city climate action.
COP21 in Paris was an historic landmark for the fight against climate change, uniting 196 nations under a long-term goal to keep the rise in global temperatures at 1.5°C by 2100. However, many cities made their own commitments as well.
Over the past four months, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities, in partnership with the state government of Minas Gerais, conducted research on commute patterns in the Administrative Center of Minas Gerais (ACMG).
- Urban Economics Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable CitiesBrazil
Luana Betti is an Urban Economics Specialist in the Urban Development sector of WRI Brasil. She works on the analysis of sustainable city funding mechanisms, especially actions targeting more compact, coordinated and connected cities such as DOTS (Transport-Oriented Sustainable Development)....
Transit-oriented development (TOD) brings together both urban and transport planning and has been proven a model for creating compact and connected urban communities.
- projectSatisfaction Surveys Help Improve BRT Quality of Service in Rio and Curitiba