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India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
News
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
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Bigger Isn’t Always Better: Narrow Traffic Lanes Make Cities Safer

  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
  • transport
Traffic in Tokyo Reveals Narrow, Safe Traffic Lanes
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
  • transport
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7 Proven Principles for Designing a Safer City

  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transport
Pedestrian areas like the one in New York City's Times Square reduce speeding and traffic crashes. Photo by City Clock Magazine, Flickr
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transport
News

RELEASE: Report Provides Urban Design Recommendations for Healthier Cities, Fewer Traffic Fatalities

  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
  • Urban Development
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When it Comes to Reducing Car Congestion, India’s Cities Can Learn from its Businesses

  • India
  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
The Indian city of Bangalore is engaging the private sector to shift how employees commute to work, reducing traffic congestion and costs for everyone. Photo by Miroslav Čuljat/Flickr.
  • India
  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
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Making Cities Safer by Design: A Conversation with Jan Gehl and Ani Dasgupta

  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
Bicyclists in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo by Martti Tulenheimo/Flickr
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
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Q&A with Cécile Ndjebet: Empowering Women Is Key to Better Forest Management in Cameroon

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cameroon
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
Women in Cameroon prepare to plant saplings. Photo by Cameroon Ecology.
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cameroon
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
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The Road to Safety in India

  • India
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
India has one of the worst road safety records in the world, with around 1,37,423 road traffic fatalities in 2013. (Bangalore, India) Photo by EMBARQ.
  • India
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
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Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Cameroon
  • carbon
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Cameroon
  • carbon
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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World Urban Forum Highlights Opportunities for Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • Urban Development
Experts are gathered in Medellin, Colombia this week for the World Urban Forum. Photo credit: Andrew, Flickr
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Cameroon: Forest Land Allocation 2009

  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • mapping

Forest Atlas of Cameroon

  • maps
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • maps
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
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Launching the iBus: How Public Outreach Led to Transport Success in Indore, India

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • India
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
The iBus in Indore, India.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • India
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation

Cameroun: Affectation des Terres dans le Domaine Forestier 2006

  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • maps
  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • maps

Cameroun: Affectation des Terres dans le Domaine Forestier 2004

  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • maps
  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • maps

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