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...
Today, more than half the world's population live in cities. And another 1.5 billion people will be added to city populations by 2030. Over 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes every year. That's eight Boeing 747's every single day.
How can cities harness urban mobility solutions to become more livable?
Editor's note: This post has been updated to include progress of the Equal Streets movement through the month of November.
On November 24, 2014, Claudia Adriazola, Director of Health and Road Safety at EMBARQ, presented at the Organization of American States on road safety and the urban environment.
Over the past half-century, the world has urbanized at an unprecedented pace. In 1970, about 37% of the world’s population lived in urban areas.
Globally, 1.4 million people die each year in road traffic crashes. India accounts for 10% of those fatalities, and the majority of victims are pedestrians and cyclists. The
Raahgiri Day was selected as a distinguished finalist and received an honorable mention at the 2014 Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards.
“The New Urban Mobility Economy” seminar, co-organized by EMBARQ Brasil,