According to the World Health Organization, 1.2 million people die every year in traffic crashes worldwide and 90 percent of deaths happen in low and middle-income countries. Almost half of these deaths are pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. Road fatalities are expected to become the...
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This guide provides municipal technicians and city planners with a practical approach and guidelines on how to design high-quality sidewalks. It was originally written in Portuguese for a Brazilian audience and later translated to English. Now, cities around the world can adapt and apply the...
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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...
WRI India and V Ravichandar, the Chairman and Managing Director of Feedback Business Consulting Services Pvt.
Last week, over 4,000 people gathered for the fourth World Bicycle Forum, the largest global event focused exclusively on cycling mobility and activism.
Accounting for approximately 3.2 million deaths each year, physical inactivity is now the fourth leading cause of mortality in the world according the World Health Organization (WHO).
EMBARQ Turkey's Safe Cycling Design Manual for Istanbul approaches cycling by examining three main topics: (1) the social, economic, and environmental benefits of urban cycling; (2) the governance of cycling infrastructure and user preferences; and (3) solutions for implementing safe,...