Resources

The Future of Extreme Heat in Cities: What We Know — and What We Don’t

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
Brick layers during in a heatwave in New Delhi, India
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28

Ways the US Can Electrify Its Public Fleets, from City Buses to Garbage Trucks

  • electric mobility
  • Clean Energy
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Air Quality
A blue and yellow city bus with the words "clean energy bus" on the side driving in downtown New York.
  • electric mobility
  • Clean Energy
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Air Quality
Update

Celebrating 10 Years of Collaboration on Public Transportation from WRI and FedEx

  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
Avenue in Mexico City
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
Initiatives

TUMI E-Bus Mission

Transmilenio electric transit bus charging at an electric bus depot in Bogota, Colombia
Initiatives
Ariel shot of a city with lots of trees.

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26

Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles? The Uncertain Road Ahead

  • public transit
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
self-driving car
  • public transit
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

DC’s Metro Closure Shows Why Creating Trust in Public Transit Matters

  • public transit
  • health
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • health
  • transportation

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

ADVISORY: Transforming Transportation 2015: Smart Cities for Shared Prosperity

  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • 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
Research

Weaving the Net

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

  • public transit
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
BRT system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: Guilherme Mendes Thomaz, Flickr
  • public transit
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset