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Low-Speed Zone Guide

Woman walking dog in pedestrian friendly street in Mexico
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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
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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
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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
Insights

Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
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

Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
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

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

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