Resources

Rio Olympics’ Legacy: Urban Mobility

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • transportation
Highway in Brazil
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • transportation

3 Ways Sao Paulo's Companies Helped Curb Traffic Congestion

  • public transit
  • transportation
Sao Paulo is partnering with private companies to reduce the number of cars on the road, making streets more people-oriented. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • public transit
  • transportation

4 Inspirations for Sustainable Transport from Rio de Janeiro

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • transportation
 BRT in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Benoit Colin/EMBARQ.
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • transportation

Transport Plays a Key Role in Urban Air Quality

  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
Transport plays a growing role in both the global climate and public health in cities like Londrina, Brazil. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
Insights

People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits

  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
Mixed-use development combined with pedestrianization on Mexico City’s Calle Madero promotes sustainable, prosperous communities. Photo Credit: Julius Reque/Flickr.
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation

To Maracanã and Beyond: World Cup Brings Sustainable Transport Benefits to Brazil

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
Although Brazilian cities have received criticism for short-sighted World Cup infrastructure, examples like Belo Horizonte's MOVE bus rapid transit (BRT) will generate benefits long after the final whistle blows. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brazil.
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • low carbon development

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

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • 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
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

ADVISORY: Press Teleconference: What to Look For at the World Urban Forum (WUF7)

  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • public transit

Boom and Bus: How Public Transport Can Curb Road Deaths as Our Cities Grow

  • public transit
  • road safety
  • transportation
BRT system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: Guilherme Mendes Thomaz, Flickr
  • public transit
  • road safety
  • transportation

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