More than 1.25 million people are killed on roads each year, the majority in developing countries, making traffic fatalities the tenth leading cause of death worldwide. Children, elderly and poor people are particularly vulnerable. Are drivers and pedestrians always to blame? Research from WRI...
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.
As the recent white paper on China’s transport for the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016–2020) states, China must set higher standards for the transport development to “realize the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation” (State Council Information Office 2016). In this...
Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the EnvironmentSeptember 2017
The latest working paper of WRI’s flagship World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City...