"Cities Safer by Design" is a global reference guide to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design and smart urban development. Over 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes globally each year, mostly pedestrians, and that number is growing every year. This...
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Hear from over 80 experts about successful strategies and best practices for making innovative and sustainable urban solutions work on the ground.
China’s rapid urbanization has dramatically increased the need for public transit infrastructure in cities across the country.
- projectInteractive platform quantifies and visualizes river flood risks worldwide
The world has never been more urban than it is now, and this trend isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon. By 2050, the world will have grown by 2.5 billion additional urban dwellers, with almost all of this growth occurring in cities in the developing world.
- projectWorking with cities to plan for climate change
- projectBuilding climate resilience at the rural-urban interface
How did Guanghzou, Seoul, Naya Raipur, and Guadalajara became more sustainable, resilient, and save money at the same time? Stories from these world cities can inspire a new paradigm for the urban future.
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January's Transforming Transportation conference focused on how to take advantage of key opportunities in 2015 to catalyze action that will make our cities better places to live. From the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) expected in...