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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

How Some U.S. Cities Are Working to Align Energy Markets with Their Clean Energy Goals

  • decarbonization
  • electricity
  • cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • markets
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • sustainable cities
Power lines at sunset.
  • decarbonization
  • electricity
  • cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • markets
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • sustainable cities
Orlando at night
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • equity
  • sustainable cities

Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles? The Uncertain Road Ahead

  • car sharing
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
self-driving car
  • car sharing
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

ADVISORY: Rethinking Urban Transportation: How Can Cycling And Public Space Contribute to Better Cities?

  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

DC’s Metro Closure Shows Why Creating Trust in Public Transit Matters

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

Mexico City’s Car Congestion Slows Economic Growth, Costs Businesses

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Motorized vehicles are responsible for nearly half of Mexico City's greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Curt Carnemark / World Bank
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

$150 Million to Transform Sustainable Transport in Mexico City

  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
With the new investment to modernize and expand Metrobús, Mexico City is making high quality sustainable mobility a reality for its residents. Photo by Taís Policanti/EMBARQ Mexico.
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to $150 Million Investment in Mexico City Sustainable Transport

  • climate finance
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • climate finance
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

As Obama and Modi Meet, 4 Opportunities for US-India Action on Clean Energy and Climate

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • India
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • sustainable cities
  • us policy
India's goal is to increase solar power to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith/DFID
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • India
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • sustainable cities
  • us policy

RELEASE: New Design Guidelines Help Cities Save Lives On Urban Bus Corridors

  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • China
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • China
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation

People-Oriented Cities: 3 Key Elements for Quality Public Transport

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Quality, user-friendly public transport systems provide a viable alternative to the private car and help build livable, accessible cities. Photo Credit: Alejandro Luna/EMBARQ Mexico
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

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

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

WRI’s Manish Bapna to Participate in VERGE DC Keynote Panel

  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities

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