According to the World Health Organization, 1.2 million people die every year in traffic crashes worldwide and 90 percent of deaths happen in low and middle-income countries. Almost half of these deaths are pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. Road fatalities are expected to become the...
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WASHINGTON, DC (February 3 - 2021) – The World Bank and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities invite the press to attend this year's all-virtual Transforming Transportation, one of the largest global events dedicated entirely to sustainable transport and development.
WASHINGTON, DC (January 16, 2020) – The World Bank and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities invite the press to attend Transforming Transportation 2020, one of the largest global events dedicated entirely to sustainable transport and development.
On October 29, WRI México conducted the fourth installment of TheCityFix Labs México workshops in Hermosillo, Sonora.
This guide provides municipal technicians and city planners with a practical approach and guidelines on how to design high-quality sidewalks. It was originally written in Portuguese for a Brazilian audience and later translated to English. Now, cities around the world can adapt and apply the...
On September 4, eight months after the launch of TheCityFix Labs India, the 10 cohort firms showcased their innovati
On September 3rd, WRI México carried out the third financial workshop of TheCityFix Labs México.
On July 4, representatives from each of the seven TheCityFix Labs México projects gathered at the University of the Americas in San Pedro Cholula, Puebla, to discuss financing mechanisms for sustainable infrastructure projects.
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LEIPZIG, Germany (May 21, 2019) — The adoption of electric buses, mainly by municipal governments, has accelerated in recent years, increasing more than 80-fold between 2011 and 2017. But cities still have a long way to go.
- projectChanneling tech-based disruptions in urban transport to create joyful cities where sustainable and just mobility is the new normal