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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
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

Cities Are Taxing Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber and Lyft. Is This a Good Thing?

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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  • transportation
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  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

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

  • public transit
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Motorized vehicles are responsible for nearly half of Mexico City's greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Curt Carnemark / World Bank
  • public transit
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

$150 Million to Transform Sustainable Transport in Mexico City

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
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
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • climate finance
  • transportation

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

  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road 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
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy