EMBARQ Turkey's first annual Livable Cities Symposium, held November 30, 2013, explored how smart cities, car-sharing, public participation, public spaces, urban design, and historic preservation can improve quality of life in cities.
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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...
EMBARQ Mexico has worked to support urban reform measures that improve the quality of life for the 90 million urban residents in Mexico, many of which spend up to 50% of their household income on transport.
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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.
EMBARQ Turkey has worked to improve cycling infrastructure and cycling conditions in Turkey since 2010.
- project#ReformaUrbana campaign pushes for more inclusive, connected cities
January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C. Peter Kosak, Executive Director, Urban Mobility, General Motors (GM), presented on GM's urban mobility initiatives.