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Low-Speed Zone Guide

Woman walking dog in pedestrian friendly street in Mexico
Multimedia

Why Sustainable Cities Need to Tackle Road Safety

  • road safety
  • Urban Mobility
  • road safety
  • Urban Mobility
News

RELEASE: Vision Zero Challenge to Save Lives from Traffic Deaths

  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
Insights

PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law

  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • WRI India
Riding in Bengaluru.
  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • WRI India
Insights

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
Insights

For a 1.5 C World, Cities Must Go Carbon Neutral. They Can’t Do It Alone.

  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
Heidelberg, Germany
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
Insights

Is Your City Really Serious About Road Safety? Look for These 3 Things

  • health
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Washington, DC
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Insights

Scooter Use Skyrocketing in Cities, But Are They Safe? A Look at the Evidence

  • bike sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
A man rides a scooter in Austin, Texas.
  • bike sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
Traffic in Bogotá
  • Latin America
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
Insights

We Know How to Save Millions from Dying on the World’s Roads

  • health
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Mexico City
  • health
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

4 Steps to Promote Safer Speeds that Save Lives

  • health
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
Speed limit sign and pedestrian crossing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • health
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
Insights

The Need for (Safe) Speed: 4 Surprising Ways Slower Driving Creates Better Cities

  • Cities
  • health
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
Bangkok traffic
  • Cities
  • health
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
News

STATEMENT: WRI Statement on Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Down HFCs

  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
Insights

Climate Milestones of 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Signs to Watch

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • global warming
Satellite image of central U.S. storm, December 28, 2015. Photo credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • global warming
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
Insights

Greater Efficiency in Aviation and Maritime: The Double Win Trajectory

  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy
The aviation and maritime sectors are an increasingly significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Bridget Coila/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy
Insights

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
Insights

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
Insights

People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transport demand management strategies help wane commuters off the private car and make sustainable transport alternatives more viable, easing congestion and improving quality of life in cities. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

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