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When it Comes to Reducing Car Congestion, India’s Cities Can Learn from its Businesses

  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
The Indian city of Bangalore is engaging the private sector to shift how employees commute to work, reducing traffic congestion and costs for everyone. Photo by Miroslav Čuljat/Flickr.
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Designing Safer Cities for Children

  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Children in Seoul, South Korea. Photo by Brian Negin/Flickr
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Making Cities Safer by Design: A Conversation with Jan Gehl and Ani Dasgupta

  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Bicyclists in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo by Martti Tulenheimo/Flickr
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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The Road to Safety in India

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
India has one of the worst road safety records in the world, with around 1,37,423 road traffic fatalities in 2013. (Bangalore, India) Photo by EMBARQ.
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

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
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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: Designing Walkable, Bikeable Neighborhoods

  • biking
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Mexico City has created urban streetscapes around its Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system that support safe bicycling and walking, connecting urban residents to mass transport. Photo by Alejandro Luna/Flickr.
  • biking
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

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

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
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World Urban Forum Highlights Opportunities for Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • Urban Development
Experts are gathered in Medellin, Colombia this week for the World Urban Forum. Photo credit: Andrew, Flickr
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • 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
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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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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

More Urbanites, More Cars: The Challenge of Urban Road Safety and Health

  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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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