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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • public transit
  • climate change
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • climate change
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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“We Have to Get Urbanization Right”: Q&A with Felipe Calderón on Cities in the New Climate Economy

  • Economics
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
More than 180 cities have implemented bus rapid transit (BRT) systems. Photo by wyllepoon/FLICKR
  • Economics
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
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The UN Climate Summit: What's in it for Cities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • Climate Resilience
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
Cities contribute 70 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, despite accounting for only 2 percent of land use. The UN Climate Summit places cities high on the agenda for creating a sustainable, low-carbon future. Photo by ruimc77/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • Climate Resilience
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
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People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities

  • public transit
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Transport demand management strategies help wane commuters off the private car and make sustainable transport alternatives more viable, easing congestion and improving quality of life in cities. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • public transit
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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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
  • Health & Road Safety
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
  • Health & Road Safety

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

  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • public transit
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4 Ways Cities Benefit from Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
New research shows that bus rapid transit (BRT) systems like Bogotá's TransMilenio (pictured) have a wide range of benefits for quality of life in cities. Photo by EMBARQ.
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Saving Lives with Sustainable Transport

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Sustainable transport systems can improve traffic safety, while also offering a number of co-benefits.
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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RELEASE: EMBARQ India Recognized in 2013 Volvo Sustainable Mobility Awards

  • public transit
  • Urban Development
  • public transit
  • Urban Development
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Smart Urban Design for India’s Sustainable Future

  • public transit
  • Cities
Passengers board Indore's new iBus. Photo credit: EMBARQ
  • public transit
  • Cities
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Launching the iBus: How Public Outreach Led to Transport Success in Indore, India

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
The iBus in Indore, India.
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation

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
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Connecting Sustainable Transport to Urban Development in India

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
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4 Big Ideas to Revolutionize Transportation

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety