WASHINGTON, DC (January 16, 2020) – The World Bank and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities invite the press to attend Transforming Transportation 2020, one of the largest global events dedicated entirely to sustainable transport and development.
- projectChanneling tech-based disruptions in urban transport to create joyful cities where sustainable and just mobility is the new normal
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WASHINGTON, DC (February 1, 2018)—Fifteen of the world’s leading transport and technology companies signed the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities today, pledging to prioritize people over vehicles
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WASHINGTON, DC (October 17, 2017) — The pace of technology-driven innovation from the private sector in shared transportation services, vehicles and networks is rapid, accelerating and filled with opportunity, as well as risks.
- projectHow the flows of people and vehicles are managed dictates quality of life and access to opportunity for billions of people. And these flows are changing.
- projectThe New Mobility Accelerator supports businesses transforming urban transport in India.
China is experiencing rapid motorization at an unprecedented rate. Carsharing began in China in 2009. In June 2014, there were five active carsharing operators running about 1,000 vehicles in total in Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuhan, and Changsha. However, little information exists...
Carsharing grew from 6 carsharing operators (CSOs) in emerging economies in 2012 to 41 by mid-2015. Research from WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities tracks rapid expansion of carsharing and explores five key questions: (1) What is the current status of the industry in emerging markets? (2) ...
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.