As the capital city of China’s Sichuan province and an economic and transport hub in the region, Chengdu is central to the country’s Western Development Strategy—a regional development pl
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For the first time in its 15 year history, the Sustainable Transport Award announced this month not one but three winning cities – all Brazilian.
Smart Strategies for Private Vehicle Ownership and Usage in Chengdu is a transportation project of WRI China/EMBARQ China, funded by the Caterpillar Foundation. The working paper draws on the experience of Chinese and...
In 2014, 90 of Fortune Magazine’s 100 best companies to work for had corporate mobility plans.
Travel demand management (TDM) strategies help companies promote more efficient and sustainable commuting practices—benefiting employees, the city and the company.
Fueled by rapid motorization and urbanization, adverse impacts from the growing urban transport sector in Beijing are looming large.
Building on the transit-oriented development (TOD or DOTS in Spanish) approach, this manual proposes planning and design strategies to improve quality of life in cities. Examples draw from Mexican cities, while the guide provides useful insights for other countries as well. The guide is aimed at...
- projectDeveloping strategies to motorize and urbanize on a sustainable path
December 10, 2013 // Webinar. Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ’s Director of Research and Practice, presented a webinar on financing urban transport policies and programs.
“The world’s urban areas have a tremendous opportunity to contribute to solutions, and a unique capacity to implement change that would affect the large majority of the world’s population.” - Benoit Lefevre, Senior Associate for Transport and Climate, EMBARQ
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.