EMBARQ Turkey recently concluded its Road Safety Lab (RSLab), a two-year long project that aims to assess the state of road safety in five Turkish cities (Konya, Eskişehir, Kayseri, Kocaeli, and Antalya) and offer transport planning and urban design solutions.
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At last month’s International Congress for Sustainable Transport in Mexico City, Robin King, Director of Urban Development for EMBARQ, hosted a workshop focused on the question: “What kind of city do you want to live in?” Instead of discussing t
Every year, about 1.24 million people lose their lives in traffic. In Brazil, there are over 44,000 traffic deaths annually.
For the second year in a row, EMBARQ researchers have won the Fred Burggraf award in recognition of excellence in transportation research by researchers 35 years of age or younger, awarded by the Transportation Research Board (
EMBARQ, the sustainable transport program of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, and the Lee Schipper family are pleased to announce that young researchers Erik Vergel-Tovar and Madeline Brozen have been selected to recei
In 2010, EMBARQ Turkey – along with the rest of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Program – began a
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Cities already house half of the world’s population and are expected to add an additional 75 million people each year. The rapid growth of cities, especially in the developing world, presents enormous opportunities and challenges to ensure that growth is equitable and sustainable.
January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C.
December 11, 2013 // City of [Bike] for City Seminar, Istanbul, Turkey. Tolga İmamoğlu, EMBARQ Turkey Transport Engineer, presented a case study from Istanbul Technical University's campus at the seminar, held as part of EMBARQ Turkey's BikeLab project.
Traffic safety improvements are an often-overlooked benefit of sustainable transport projects and policies. New research from EMBARQ finds that investments in biking and pedestrian infrastructure, improved mass transit systems, and measures to limit motor vehicle usage can all significantly...