On April 24, 2013, EMBARQ director Holger Dalkmann presented a background paper at the 7th Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia, on the role national governments in Asia can play in realizing the shift to sus
National governments can play a crucial role in financing and supporting sustainable transport systems that help meet the key challenges of the 21st century. The primary need is to bridge the gap between the supply of international MDB financing and demand from national and local governments for...
In the fight against climate change, Mexico will receive US$3 million from the Partnership for Market Readiness, a grant initiative from the World Bank to finance multiple mitigation strategies
Based on interviews with several stakeholders; a literature review on the first Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM); and consideration of the urban characteristics and transport needs of Indian cities, this report concludes that four key improvements are needed for the...
EMBARQ India and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation co-hosted a panel discussion entitled “The Next Round of JnNURM Investments in Urban Transport: Opportunities and Challenges” on 13th February 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
Urbanization is one of the most significant modern-day phenomena and making urban transport more sustainable has become an urgent development priority. Six out of 10 people will live in cities by 2030.
January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C.
The need for action on sustainable transport has never been more apparent than it is today.