This report highlights some of our many successes in 2016-17 through deep, targeted and catalytic engagement with cities. From the New Urban Agenda to making streets safer for everyone, we are helping to shape four global stories.
by Ben Welle, Wei Li, Claudia Adriazola-Steil, Robin King, Marta Obelheiro, Claudio Sarmiento and Qingnan Liu - July 2015
"Cities Safer by Design" is a global reference guide to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design and smart urban development. Over 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes globally each year, mostly pedestrians, and that number is growing every year. This...
by Sonal Shah, Sahana Goswami, Lubaina Rangwala, Robin King, Himadri Das and Akhila Suri - February 2015
The Safe Access Manual offers recommendations to develop safe access to mass transit stations in Indian cities. Improving access to mass transit in India—building on a national investment of US$15 billion to help develop urban transport infrastructure—can expand access to jobs and opportunities...
by Lulu Xue and Haitao Zhang - November 2014
Urbanization has been rapid for the coastal city of Qingdao in China’s eastern Shandong Province. By 2020, the city will have a population of 12 million people. Working with Qingdao Municipal Government, WRI China/...