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How London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

  • Prize for Cities
  • cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transport
  • equity
  • transportation
A woman bikes on a London cycle lane. Red public buses are seen in the background.
  • Prize for Cities
  • cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transport
  • equity
  • transportation
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In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity

In Monterrey, Mexico, a University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Monterrey, Mexico residents enjoying the open streets of the monthly Callejero event.
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
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In Ahmedabad, India, Women Are Climate Leaders, Not Victims

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Woman works in her home in Ahmedabad, India.
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
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WRI’s Courage to Lead Dinner Envisions Sustainable Cities of the Future

  • urban policy
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
WRI Ross Prize for Cities
  • urban policy
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
News
  • Prize for Cities
News
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  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
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  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
News

RELEASE: WRI Ross Prize for Cities Now Open for Applications that Recognize Visionary Urban Change

  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
News
An artist’s rendering of the ‘Vessel’, designed by Thomas Heatherwick
  • Prize for Cities
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • 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

Zipcar’s Purchase by Avis: Car Sharing Success or Failure?

  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation

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