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New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Are a “Win-Win-Win”

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
Heavy-duty vehicles, like buses, make up 20 percent of total U.S. transport emissions. Photo credit: Kathy Doucette, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk

7 Ways to Attract and Use Climate Finance for Transport

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: whl.travel
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
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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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New Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool Will Help China’s Cities Pursue Low-Carbon Development

  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
Nanjing Road, Shanghai. Photo credit: Austronesian Expeditions, Flickr
  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
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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

3 Signs of Progress in Curbing the Illegal Wood Trade

  • Business
  • Cities
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • Business
  • Cities
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
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5 Keys to Sustainable Development in Indian Cities

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • 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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Embracing Ecological Progress in China

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
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Unlocking Sustainable Transport Starts with Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • 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

3 Big Opportunities to Transform Transportation

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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