- Rapidly urbanizing Indian cities need mechanisms to ensure that land is acquired, planned, and serviced with adequate infrastructure and social amenities, to prevent the occurrence of haphazard urban expansion and under-provisioned inner-city areas.
- Such mechanisms should help ...
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by Rebecca Abers, Robin King, Daniely Votto and Igor Brandão - June 2018
This case study in the World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City,” examines transformative urban change in Porto Alegre, Brazil, through the lens of participatory budgeting. The research focuses on whether and how transformative change has taken...
Including the Excluded: Supporting Informal Workers for More Equal and Productive Cities in the Global Southby Victoria A. Beard and Martha Chen - May 2018
A small but growing number of cities are adopting more inclusive approaches to informal workers and this offers important lessons for cities that seek a more equal, productive and environmentally sustainable future.
Informal workers account for 50 to 80 percent of urban employment and...
by Anna Bray Sharpin, Daniel Harris, Helen Dempster and Alina Rocha Menocal - March 2018
An estimated 1.25 million people are killed and a staggering 50 million are injured in traffic collisions each year. Yet, road safety remains a remarkably low political priority in cities around the world. In many cases, road safety is seen to be in direct conflict with other priorities, such as...