This guide provides municipal technicians and city planners with a practical approach and guidelines on how to design high-quality sidewalks. It was originally written in Portuguese for a Brazilian audience and later translated to English. Now, cities around the world can adapt and apply the...
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by Victoria A. Beard, Jillian Du, Diana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite - August 2019
In 2015, UNICEF and the World Health Organization reported that over 90% of the world’s population used improved drinking water sources. But new research suggests the indicators used by UNICEF/WHO grossly overestimated the state of water access, especially in cities of...
by Nicolae Duduta, Claudia Adriazola-Steil, Dario Hidalgo, Toni Lindau, Vineet John and Carsten Wass - January 2015
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’...
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.