NEW DELHI (April 5, 2018) — WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, with support from FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp.
According to the World Health Organization, 1.2 million people die every year in traffic crashes worldwide and 90 percent of deaths happen in low and middle-income countries. Almost half of these deaths are pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. Road fatalities are expected to become the...
- projectImproving access to and efficiency of metro rail in India through better integration with other transport networks.
- projectEnabling solutions for low-cost, equitable and clean EV public charging networks in cities globally.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating impacts on cities – putting unprecedented pressure on municipal budgets and public services, exacerbating inequalities and revealing their extreme fragility to shocks. At the same time, cities offer among the most promising opportunities to build back...
Private investments present a critical funding opportunity to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, due to the growing recognition that socially and environmentally responsible solutions can generate impacts and financial returns across the risk spectrum. Innovative new mobility solutions—...
Amidst a rapidly expanding population, Indian cities are unable to keep pace with the growing demand for efficient and adequate urban services especially in the sectors of water, waste and energy. This practice note looks at the WRI India approach of developing a powerful value accelerator...
This practice note evaluates the potential for transit-oriented development (TOD) and land value capture (LVC) to evolve in tandem with specific reference to the Bengaluru metro rail network. It recommends policy reorientation to synergize TOD and LVC so that the link between value capture and...
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