How does a transport network cope with ever-increasing demands on its systems and infrastructure? Thanks to rapid urbanization, numerous cities around the globe are struggling with that question. And while the issue is critical now, it will only intensify in the years ahead.
- Communications Coordinator, WRI BrasilBrazil
Caroline Donatti is Communications Coordinator at WRI Brasil. She develops plans to integrate all WRI Brasil communications channels and to spread the work of the organization.
She has experience in the planning and execution of communications campaigns on tropical forests, climate...
Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the five countries and ten cities that will be the focus of its Global Road Safety Initiative, which aims to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries worldwide.
For the first time in its 15 year history, the Sustainable Transport Award announced this month not one but three winning cities – all Brazilian.
- Press Release
Washington, DC (January 14, 2015)—One of the primary challenges associated with rapid global urbanization is how to ensure the safety of city streets.
Today, more than half the world's population live in cities. And another 1.5 billion people will be added to city populations by 2030. Over 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes every year. That's eight Boeing 747's every single day.
One of the primary challenges associated with rapid global urbanization is how to ensure the safety of city streets. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 1.2 million people die on the world’...
Providing guidance and disseminating best practices are key to developing more equitable, livable, and productive cities.
In 2014, 90 of Fortune Magazine’s 100 best companies to work for had corporate mobility plans.
Travel demand management (TDM) strategies help companies promote more efficient and sustainable commuting practices—benefiting employees, the city and the company.