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...
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For the first time in its 15 year history, the Sustainable Transport Award announced this month not one but three winning cities – all Brazilian.
Cities are responsible for a significant portion of greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change; but more importantly, they are also the key to solving this same challenge.
Faced with rapid urbanization, Chinese cities, like many other cities around the world, are exploring sustainable development pathways for a more livable environment that supports economic growth and is environmentally responsible.
Urbanization has been rapid for the coastal city of Qingdao in China’s eastern Shandong Province. By 2020, the city will have a population of 12 million people. Working with Qingdao Municipal Government, WRI China/...
Neighborhood improvement initiatives are not a new concept in India, but they can be improved to more comprehensively benefit citizens.
At last month’s International Congress for Sustainable Transport in Mexico City, Robin King, Director of Urban Development for EMBARQ, hosted a workshop focused on the question: “What kind of city do you want to live in?” Instead of discussing t
On Oct. 14-15, Haitao Zhang, Director of EMBARQ China, presented at the 4th China Transit Metropolis Development Forum. The Forum was organized by Ministry of Transport, Guangdong provincial and Shenzhen municipal transport authorities.