When ride-hailing, car- and bike-sharing and other innovative services are effectively combined with existing public transport options, their potential becomes "truly transformative," according to WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities director Anirudhha Dasgupta.
By focusing incentivizes to encourage cooperation, China was able to capture a strategic market: electric buses. India could do the same for electric bikes.
In an op-ed, our Indonesian experts remind the nation electric vehicles can't achieve their carbon-saving potential unless they're fueled by renewables, not coal.
Cycling is exploding in popularity in Chinese cities, but designing the built infrastructure to channel this enthusiasm remains a significant challenge.
Designing and Testing a Methodology to Estimate Private Climate Finance Mobilization from Policy and Other Causal Factors
Climate finance is increasingly important with the recent entry into force of the Paris Agreement. Countries will need significant amounts of climate finance to meet their Nationally Determined Contributions, and the largest pools of finance exist in the private sector. Consequently,...
Besides the cost to human health, the pollution's environmental impacts make China's fourth-largest city less attractive to corporate investment.
The Trump administration's "skinny" budget is poised to make the nation’s infrastructure even less sustainable. Will the full budget, expected to be released next week, reverse course?
The traffic congestion and its high socioeconomic cost, brought by China’s fast urbanization, has forced the demand for congestion mitigation and emission reduction in the transport sector onto the government’s agenda. Several Chinese cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou are...
The Seeds for Change project in Gurugram, India recently reclaimed four car parking spots to make space for 40 bicycles. Cities around the world are using similar strategies to shift people from cars to cleaner transport.
Transit-oriented development (TOD)—a planning strategy focused on building compact, mixed-use neighborhoods with access to high-quality public transport and mobility options—is key to sustainable urbanization. However, TOD can be exclusive in its design and implementation, leading to the...