A seminar led by David Ward on the impact of autonomous vehicles on air quality and safety.
A seminar led by Marty Chen on developing inclusive cities for the urban working poor
A seminar led by Nora Libertun de Duren on housing issues in Latin America
Julio will present on his paper that aims to explain how the Chilean public transport market became subsidized in 2009; analyzing to what extent public and private interests shaped the subsidy bill during the legislative process. Case study results demonstrate that: (i) the financial crisis of...
Luiz will present on the key issues driving changes that impact the implementation of sustainable transportation. Cities in the XXI century are the result of humanity’s historical choices. Quality of life and longevity have resulted from wealth, economic development and technology and as a...
A seminar led by Eugenie Birch of the University of Pennsylvania on how urbanism is becoming a way of life.
A seminar led by Michael Westphal, a Senior Associate at the World Resources Institute, on "Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the Environment," another chapter of the World Resources Report, "Towards a More Equal City."
A seminar led by Robert Buckley of the Urban Institute on how the world's largest cities financed their first sewer systems.
A seminar led by WRI Ross Center's Robin King on the WRR working paper, “Confronting the Urban Housing Crisis in the Global South: Adequate, Secure, and Affordable Housing”.
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