2015 is a pivotal year for the global sustainable development agenda. For the first time, cities will be a focal point and sustainable transport features clearly among the solutions.
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More than 1.2 million people worldwide are killed in road traffic crashes every year, and an additional 20 to 50 million are injured.
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...
- Press Release
Washington, DC (January 14, 2015)—One of the primary challenges associated with rapid global urbanization is how to ensure the safety of city streets.
Today, more than half the world's population live in cities. And another 1.5 billion people will be added to city populations by 2030. Over 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes every year. That's eight Boeing 747's every single day.
One of the primary challenges associated with rapid global urbanization is how to ensure the safety of city streets. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 1.2 million people die on the world’...
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.
On November 24, 2014, Claudia Adriazola, Director of Health and Road Safety at EMBARQ, presented at the Organization of American States on road safety and the urban environment.
Neighborhood improvement initiatives are not a new concept in India, but they can be improved to more comprehensively benefit citizens.