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
- projectTechnical criteria are guiding investment for sustainable urban mobility
Commutes to and from work make up about half of all daily travel in Brazil. The majority of commuters travel at peak hours, which—coupled with low-quality public transport and sprawl—is harmful for governments, businesses and people.
After 10 years of work with strong partnerships making Brazilian cities more sustainable, EMBARQ Brasil is now WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities.
Given the widespread challenges of urbanization, mayors need to learn from one another and gain fresh ideas in order to pioneer projects that result in sustainable cities. To inspire city leaders worldwide, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities is hosting the Mayors’
In 2012, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil passed legislation that required cities with more than 20,000 residents to incorporate urban mobility planning in their greater development plan
Seven Steps – How to Build an Urban Mobility Plan is a practical manual outlining seven steps for how cities can incorporate the Brazilian National Policy on Urban Mobility’s core requirements into local development plans.
Company policies can play an important role in how employees travel to work, incentivizing different modes of transport and different travel behaviors. Corporate Mobility Plans outline integrated strategies that can create shifts to sustainable modes and bring benefits to the company, employees...