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...
The Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA), under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has collected a variety of initiatives to target and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions i
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According to the World Health Organization, road traffic injuries are expected to become the seventh leading cause of death globally by 2030. In Mexico City, traffic collisions were responsible for 954 deaths in 2012.
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WASHINGTON (JULY 23, 2015)— A new report, Cities Safer by Design, offers practical guidance for designing safer streets and communities that can reduce traffic fatali
Since 2005, Istanbul has been pedestrianizing select areas on the city’s Historic Peninsula. According to Assessment of the Air Quality Effects of Pedestrianization on Istanbul’s Historic Peninsula by our EMBARQ team in Turkey, these measures have significantly improved air...
Indian cities are often burdened with intense traffic congestion, poor air quality, and inequitable access to transport.
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...