The World Resources Institute, led by its sustainable transport center, EMBARQ, and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) established a partnership today that will further their mutual goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from urban
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This guidebook provides bus agencies, local jurisdictions, as well as regional and international organizations with a set of suggested design, planning, and operational criteria that should be considered in the planning and design of new bus systems. This is a preliminary version of the...
If the twentieth century was known for building highways, the twenty-first century may be known for tearing them down. A new report jointly produced by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and EMBARQ, "The Life and Death of Urban...
EMBARQ Mexico signed a Memorandum of Understanding on February 28 with Casas GEO, the leading private housing developer in Mexico and one of the largest in Latin America, to incorporate sustainability criteria into its development plans.
Today marks the official launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety, a worldwide effort declared by the United Nations General Assembly to save 5 million lives over a ten-year period.
Istanbul Municipality finished pedestrianizing Sultanahmet Square in an effort to protect the city's 8,000-year-old Historic Peninsula, one of the most important cultural and historic centers in the world.
This report reviews and synthesizes information regarding challenges experienced by transport system decision makers in three key areas: planning, implementation and operations. In order to assist urban transport planners and implementing agencies, the study also provides recommendations on...
January 11, 2010 // TRB Annual Meeting. Lisa Rayle and Madhav Pai explain how transport and land use planning policies could influence greenhouse gas emissions at the city level.