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

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Dockless bikes in Los Angeles.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
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Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • world resources report
Contrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • world resources report
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6 Road Design Changes That Can Save Lives

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
A roundabout in Frise, Netherlands.
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation

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

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Traffic congestion in Washington, DC.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
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As Cities Grapple With Mobility Revolution, 10 Principles Emerge to Guide Them

  • Cities
  • car sharing
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
Bikesharing is part of the paradigm shift in urban mobility.
  • Cities
  • car sharing
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
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How Cities Can Harness the Good—and Avoid the Bad—of the New Mobility Movement

  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
How can we move all these people?
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
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Beyond Electric Cars: As China Leads in Electric Buses, India Could Follow Suit in Electric Motorcycles

  • Cities
  • China
  • India
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
An electric bus in downtown Beijing
  • Cities
  • China
  • India
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation

WRI Helps Guide $4 Billion in Investment in Sustainable Urban Transport in Brazil

  • transportation
  • urban policy
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2015
People walking near Brazil public transportation
  • transportation
  • urban policy
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2015

Private Investment for Public Transport: Sao Paulo’s Linha 4 Leads the Way

  • finance
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
Sao Paulo’s Linha 4 demonstrates how cities can successfully finance transport projects through public-private partnerships, and serves as a model for other areas in Brazil to follow. (Photo: Mariana Gil/ WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities)
  • finance
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
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When it Comes to Reducing Car Congestion, India’s Cities Can Learn from its Businesses

  • India
  • road 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
  • road safety
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • 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.
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
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Better Bus Systems & Car-free Days Improve Life in India’s Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Raahgiri Day in India
  • Urban Mobility
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • Top Outcome: 2014
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People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits

  • public transit
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
Mixed-use development combined with pedestrianization on Mexico City’s Calle Madero promotes sustainable, prosperous communities. Photo Credit: Julius Reque/Flickr.
  • public transit
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation

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