In 2015, UNICEF and the World Health Organization reported that over 90% of the world’s population used improved drinking water sources. But new research suggests the indicators used by UNICEF/WHO grossly overestimated the state of water access, especially in cities of...
Tags: urban planning
On July 4th, 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.
On June 17, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Sustentabilidad para México (SUMe) organized the second annual Greenbuild Mexico International Conference in Mexico City, engaging more than 500 industry leaders and interested parties.
Many cities are experiencing a decline in access to jobs, services and people due to a confluence of two trends: rapid urbanization and motorization. Lack of access afflicts both low-income communities scattered throughout the city and low- to medium-income people living in suburbs and...
- projectChanneling tech-based disruptions in urban transport to create joyful cities where sustainable and just mobility is the new normal
- Press Release
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (April 5, 2019) ‒ From a competitive pool of 137 projects, WRI México and the Citi Foundation announce 7 projects to participate in the year-long incubation process of TheCityFix Labs México, starting in April 2019.
The Mobility and Accessibility Program, funded by FedEx, works with communities across Brazil, India, Mexico and China to deliver quality public transportation. As urban areas contend with congestion, pollution and sprawl, we’re provides new answers, new insights and new technology to transform...
On January 28th, WRI México convened experts to discuss how to catalyze the financing of green urban infrastructure within the framework of TheCityFix Labs México.
Urban areas are expected to triple in size between 2000 and 2030. Unmanaged urban expansion increases the costs of service provision, deepens spatial inequities, and imposes heavy economic and environmental burdens. New analysis on 499 cities’ urban expansion confirm the challenge of rapid...
In Istanbul on November 8, 2018, the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality received two honors from the 2018 Sign of the City Awards.