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.
“The New Urban Mobility Economy” seminar, co-organized by EMBARQ Brasil,
- Urban Development Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable CitiesBrazil
Henrique is the Urban Development Manager at WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, where he works in urban planning and financing. Currently he supports projects on master plans revision, transit-oriented development, social housing and air quality. He also works on projects with a...
During the last decade, Brazil has witnessed unprecedented federal investment in public and non-motorized transport projects.
- Press Release
Bloomberg Philanthropies, the foundation of three-term New York City Mayor and current United Nations Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Michael R. Bloomberg, announced today a new phase of its Global Road Safety initiative.
Well-planned and effectively implemented concession contracts are a crucial part of ensuring high quality public transport systems. These regulations are negotiated between the city and private companies that bid for the right to operate transport systems under certain conditions.