March 05, 2014
EMBARQ India, in collaboration with the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT), Government of Karnataka, will be hosting the second edition of its annual conference, CONNECTKaro. The event will be held at the ITC Gardenia in Bangalore, India on March 10 and 11, 2014.
February 03, 2014
EMBARQ co-organized the 11th annual Transforming Transportation conference with the World Bank and a team of partner organizations on January 16 and 17, 2014. Hosted at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C., this year’s event was the largest in the history of Transforming Transportation.
January 31, 2014
WASHINGTON—Michael R. Bloomberg was appointed today to serve as Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change to the United Nations. In this role, Bloomberg will support United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to mobilize action among cities to combat climate change. As a Special Envoy, Bloomberg will consult with other mayors in order to raise a level of political commitment and concrete action.
What will it take to keep people moving in tomorrow’s cities? City and business leaders discuss opportunities for sustainable urban mobilityJanuary 08, 2014
Lauren Zelin, World Resources Institute, (202) 729-7736, email@example.com
Mauricio Rios, World Bank, (202) 458-2458, firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for presenters: “Future Leaders in Sustainable Transportation” session at Transforming Transportation 2014December 31, 2013
Are you passionate about sustainable transportation? Do you want to share your thoughts on urban transportation challenges or solutions in your city? Would you like to present your thesis, technical report, or work-in-progress paper to a large and diverse audience? The “Future Leaders in Sustainable Transportation” session at Transforming Transportation 2014 (#TTDC14) is calling for presenters to share innovative ideas with our 500+ registered attendees on January 16-17, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Research highlights Bogotá, Mexico City, Johannesburg and IstanbulDecember 10, 2013
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EMBARQ’s Dario Hidalgo hosts webinar for the Clean Energy Solutions Center on Tuesday, December 10November 15, 2013
What: Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ’s Director of Research and Practice, will present a webinar on financing urban transportation policies and programs.
When: Tuesday, December 10, at 9:00 pm EDT.
Where: Interested participants can register for the webinar here. For those unable to participate, the full presentation will be available online after the webinar is completed.
November 12, 2013
For the next two weeks, the EMBARQ Network will be participating in the nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) taking place in Warsaw, Poland. EMBARQ, the sustainable urban transport and urban planning program of the World Resources Institute (WRI), will have several experts leading and speaking at side events throughout the conference.
Government of Mexico introduces first-ever fuel efficiency standard in Latin America for light duty vehiclesOctober 29, 2013
On June 21, 2013, Mexico took a big step towards a low-carbon economy and improved public health by implementing a new fuel efficiency standard for light vehicles in Mexico – the first fuel efficiency standard in Latin America. EMBARQ Mexico played a major role in developing this new standard, writing draft regulation, proposing mechanisms for economic flexibility, and assisting the government of Mexico during the negotiation process.
October 22, 2013
The World Bank and EMBARQ, the sustainable transport program of the World Resources Institute, will co-host the 11th annual Transforming Transportation conference at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on January 16 and 17, 2014.
The event provides a unique opportunity for the global transport community to discuss how to achieve large-scale and widespread adoption of sustainable solutions. Please join us for this progressive event on sustainable transport.