BRASILIA, BRAZIL (November 19, 2015) - The World Health Organization (WHO) released the Declaration from the Second Global High-level Conference on Road Safety: Time for Results.
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According to the 2015 World Health Organization (WHO) Global status report on road safety, 1.25 million people die every year from traffic crashes, with a majority of fatalities occurring in developing countri
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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
"Cities Safer by Design" is a global reference guide to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design and smart urban development. Over 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes globally each year, mostly pedestrians, and that number is growing every year. This...
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...
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