A new working paper from WRI Ross Center and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy examines the fiscal and equity impacts of urban land value capture instruments based on three case studies from the global south.
This technical note describes the data sources and methodology underpinning a computer system for the automated generation of land use/land cover maps of urban areas.
This paper explores the environmental impact of Shuttl, a demand-responsive bus service, in the National Capital Region of India.
This report identifies and presents the main barriers that cities face when implementing electric buses, especially in the global south. Analysis for this report is based predominately on 16 WRI-conducted case studies and framed by a literature review. Six key barriers under three categories are identified.
This report offers a nine-step framework that can be used by cities at all stages of developing electric bus transit. It aims to fill in knowledge gaps and provide actionable guidance to help cities and bus operators overcome the most common and debilitating barriers to electric bus adoption. Key actions are identified for various stakeholders under different development stages.
This thematic paper in the World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City,” produced in collaboration with Yale University, analyzes data on urban expansion by measuring both the outward growth and upward growth in 499 global cities. It examines the challenge of rapid outward expansion for cities in the global South and highlights strategies cities can take to manage urban growth in a way that ensures more equal and productive cities.