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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
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  • India
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  • sustainable cities
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busy street from Charminar
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  • urban policy
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  • India
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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
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Bigger Isn’t Always Better: Narrow Traffic Lanes Make Cities Safer

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Traffic in Tokyo Reveals Narrow, Safe Traffic Lanes
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7 Proven Principles for Designing a Safer City

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Pedestrian areas like the one in New York City's Times Square reduce speeding and traffic crashes. Photo by City Clock Magazine, Flickr
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RELEASE: Report Provides Urban Design Recommendations for Healthier Cities, Fewer Traffic Fatalities

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  • Urban Development
  • Cities
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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
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  • 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.
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Making Cities Safer by Design: A Conversation with Jan Gehl and Ani Dasgupta

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Bicyclists in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo by Martti Tulenheimo/Flickr
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The Road to Safety in India

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  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
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  • 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.
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
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  • 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)
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
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  • sustainable cities initiative
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  • 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.
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

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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.
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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
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  • low carbon development
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  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
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  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
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Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

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  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
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  • Mexico
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  • 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
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World Urban Forum Highlights Opportunities for Sustainable Cities

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  • Urban Development
Experts are gathered in Medellin, Colombia this week for the World Urban Forum. Photo credit: Andrew, Flickr
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A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
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  • 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
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  • Mexico
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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)
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5 Keys to Sustainable Development in Indian Cities

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  • health and road safety
  • India
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  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
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Connecting Sustainable Transport to Urban Development in India

  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • sustainable development
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
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  • India
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