Building on decades of work across the continent, World Resources Institute inaugurated a new regional office, WRI Africa, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Cities are not on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, Paris Agreement or New Urban Agenda.
Public transportation connects people to jobs, education and opportunity. Three real-life stories show the benefits of improved mobility.
A public health campaign in the Colombian capital included road safety as one of its goals. A new WRI report tracks the results and examines the implications for other cities.
Shenzhen's buses are the world's first 100 percent electrified bus fleet, and its largest. How the city overcame obstacles like high costs and lack of charging stations provides lessons for other cities.
Autonomous vehicles are already driving the roads—and driving debate— in California, Pittsburgh, Singapore, Paris and Oslo.
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (February 11, 2018) — Today, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities opened the application process for the “WRI Ross Prize for Cities,” a global competition to identify and celebrate transformative urban projects. The prize is the vision of business leader and philanthropist Stephen M. Ross. The Ross Prize will award $250,000 to a high-impact project that has yet to achieve the recognition it deserves for changing a city.
World Resources Institute is pleased to welcome Jessica Seddon and Emma Stewart as the new Directors of Integrated Urban Strategy, and Urban Efficiency and Climate, respectively, for the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.
Fifteen of the world’s leading transport and technology companies signed the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities today, pledging to prioritize people over vehicles, lower emissions, promote equity and encourage data sharing, among other goals. The companies include: BlaBlaCar, Citymapper, Didi, Keolis, LimeBike, Lyft, Mobike, Motivate, Ofo, Ola, Scoot Networks, Transit, Uber, Via and Zipcar.