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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
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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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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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PODCAST: Transportation Is the Heart of Cities

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • sustainable cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Dockless bikes in Los Angeles.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • sustainable cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
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Public Space for Recreation Is Good for Cities. Guadalajara, Mexico Shows Us 3 Reasons Why.

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Guadalajara, Mexico
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
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  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
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  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
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Bigger Isn’t Always Better: Narrow Traffic Lanes Make Cities Safer

  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
  • transport
Traffic in Tokyo Reveals Narrow, Safe Traffic Lanes
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
  • transport
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7 Proven Principles for Designing a Safer City

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

  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • traffic safety
  • Urban Development
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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
  • traffic safety
  • 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.
  • India
  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
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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
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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

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
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World Urban Forum Highlights Opportunities for Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • Urban Development
Experts are gathered in Medellin, Colombia this week for the World Urban Forum. Photo credit: Andrew, Flickr
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • 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

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