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...
From a global pandemic that continues to ebb and flow, to major disruptions to energy and food supplies, and the re-ordering of urban spaces, cities went through a lot in 2021-2022. But as always, communities continue to innovate and find new ways forward. WRI Ross Center is building broader...
- projectAssisting local and national governments to develop a pipeline of feasible, bankable projects and strengthen regional networks.
- projectStrengthening Peru’s capacity to develop a greenhouse gas emission reduction strategy for the transport sector through national policy
- projectNationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions prioritize local context in efforts to curb the effects of climate change
December 11, 2013 // City of [Bike] for City Seminar, Istanbul, Turkey. Settlemyre presented on the social aspect of cycling, drawing on examples from Peru.
For many cities, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a highly cost-effective option for developing a comprehensive, high-quality public transport system. Arequipa, Peru – Peru’s second largest city – is no exception.
"A bus carrying 54 tourists fell into an abyss of almost 100 meters deep. The accident left a toll of 37 dead, 8 missing and 9 wounded. The tragedy took place because of bad road conditions. " -Diario El Comercio, June 23, 2013