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.
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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...
On June 4th, 2013, Claudia Adriazola-Steil, Director of EMBARQ’s Health and Road Safety program presented at Towards Zero, a world leading road safety conference held in Sweden.
WASHINGTON (January 11, 2013) – Each year, 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes, according to the World Health Organization, and traffic fatalities are projected to become the fifth leading cause of premature death worldwide by 2030, ahead of HIV/AIDS, violence, tuberculosis, or any type of