The World Bank and EMBARQ, the sustainable transport program of the World Resources Institute, will co-host the 11th annual Transforming Transportation conference at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Tags: Transforming Transportation
- Press Release
Urbanization is one of the most significant modern-day phenomena and making urban transport more sustainable has become an urgent development priority. Six out of 10 people will live in cities by 2030.
Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, and The Honorable Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City were featured in the keynote address at the 10th annual Transforming Transportation last Friday in Washington, D.C.
January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C. Holger Dalkmann, EMBARQ Director, presented on how we can make cities safer for pedestrians and all street users with sustainable transport and better city designs.
January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Alex Körner and François Cuenot of the International Energy Agency (IEA) presented at the 2013 Transforming Transportation conference, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank. For more, visit www.TransformingTransportation.org.
January 2013 // Director of Gehl Architects Henriette Vamberg presented on measuring success and failure in urban development at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
The need for action on sustainable transport has never been more apparent than it is today.