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Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development

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
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
People walking through a park.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
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4 Emerging Concepts that Could Transform Cities

  • biking
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Sao Paulo
  • biking
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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WRI’s Courage to Lead Dinner Envisions Sustainable Cities of the Future

  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Development
WRI Ross Prize for Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Development
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Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
Warwick Junction
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
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Public Space for Recreation Is Good for Cities. Guadalajara, Mexico Shows Us 3 Reasons Why.

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Guadalajara, Mexico
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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Too Many Cities Are Growing Out Rather than Up. 3 Reasons That’s a Problem

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Informal settlements at the edge of Mumbai, India. Photo by Johnny Miller/Unequal Scenes
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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5 Cities Show What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like

  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
Children crossing street in Tanzania
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
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Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
New York City
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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We Know How to Save Millions from Dying on the World’s Roads

  • health
  • road safety
  • Urban Development
Mexico City
  • health
  • road safety
  • Urban Development
Insights
Sidewalk shoe-repair stands
  • circular economy
  • Urban Development
Insights

Navigating Kibera Through Community Design

  • Urban Development
A child in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Urban Development

Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

  • cities for all
  • housing
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
Informal housing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
Insights

India Can Save Up to $1.8 Trillion per Year with Smart Urban Growth

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • Urban Development
A crowded Delhi street. Source: EMBARQ Sustainable Urban Mobility by WRI/Flickr
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • Urban Development
Insights
bus rapid transit
  • Urban Development
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New Urban Transport Models Can Help Create Sustainable Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Bicycles in Shanghai
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Insights

3 Challenges to Safe and Affordable Urban Housing

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Mumbai slums
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Insights

World Resources Report: Towards a More Equal City - Framing Opportunities and Challenges

  • cities for all
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
Kite seller in Surat
  • cities for all
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Urban Development

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