With the number of motor vehicles in Turkey doubling in the past decade, road safety is a growing issue for the country.
EMBARQ Turkey's first annual Livable Cities Symposium, held November 30, 2013, explored how smart cities, car-sharing, public participation, public spaces, urban design, and historic preservation can improve quality of life in cities.
Building on the transit-oriented development (TOD or DOTS in Spanish) approach, this manual proposes planning and design strategies to improve quality of life in cities. Examples draw from Mexican cities, while the guide provides useful insights for other countries as well. The guide is aimed at...
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Raahgiri Day is India's first sustained car-free day. Launched in Gurgaon – India’s “Millennium City” – on November 17, 2013, the event closes 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) of major streets to automobiles every Sunday from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm and opens them up for recreational and community leisure...
As Turkey rapidly grows more urban and citizens are faced with the choice between private cars and sustainable transport, the need for infrastructure that supports active or non-motorized transport has never been greater.
EMBARQ Turkey has worked to improve cycling infrastructure and cycling conditions in Turkey since 2010.