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...
In 2019, World Resources Institute (WRI) Turkey Sustainable Cities launched the "Get Turkey Cycling!" project, funded by the European Union and in partnership with the Dutch Cycling Embassy, to promote cycling as a commuting mode in Turkey's cities. The team worked with the municipalities of ...
This report not only highlights progress over the past year but celebrates the achievements and impact of WRI Ross Center over the last five years. Our journey, which began with a focus on mobility, has progressed to include holistic solutions on urban planning and development, energy efficiency...
Today, Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality announced a new collaboration with the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), a public-private initiative that turns global expertise into action to accelerate local government implementation of bui
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WASHINGTON, DC (December 12, 2018) — From an extensive field of nearly 200 applications from around
In Istanbul on November 8, 2018, the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality received two honors from the 2018 Sign of the City Awards.
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SAN FRANCISCO (September 12, 2018) — Floods and landslides are wreaking havoc on cities from Bangkok to Bangalore. Urban heat islands are exacerbating sweltering temperatures from Los Angeles to São Paulo.
- projectHelping cities protect and integrate forests to combat climate change, preserve watersheds and biodiversity, and improve human well-being
- projectNew mobility services have the potential to positively redefine urban mobility—if they can better meet the diverse needs of all residents.
ESKIŞEHIR, TURKEY (June 9, 2017) — The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), with support from Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality, hosted the first in a series of trainings on building energy efficiency in Eskişehir, Turkey.