The presentation focuses on how community driven city-wide slum upgrading and housing development is an important process in solving urban poverty, slums growth, illegal squatting, inequality and unhealthy living conditions on a big scale.
Tags: urban planning
Dr. Shlomo (Solly) Angel leads the NYU Urban Expansion Program.
The number of traffic fatalities in Sao Paulo, Brazil fell by 20.6 percent from 2014 to 2015, resulting in 257 saved lives.
- projectFlagship research series on achieving cities that work for all
WRI India and V Ravichandar, the Chairman and Managing Director of Feedback Business Consulting Services Pvt.
Transit-oriented development (TOD) brings together both urban and transport planning and has been proven a model for creating compact and connected urban communities.
- projectSupporting the first city in India to legislate on transit-oriented development
- projectTechnical criteria are guiding investment for sustainable urban mobility
Given the widespread challenges of urbanization, mayors need to learn from one another and gain fresh ideas in order to pioneer projects that result in sustainable cities. To inspire city leaders worldwide, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities is hosting the Mayors’
In 2012, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil passed legislation that required cities with more than 20,000 residents to incorporate urban mobility planning in their greater development plan