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EMBARQ and UN-Habitat released a new publication, "Quick Guide: Establishing a Multi-Stakeholder Forum for Urban Mobility." Photo via EMBARQ.org.
World Urban Forum: New Partnership to Support Sustainable Urban Mobility
The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN–Habitat) and EMBARQ (the producer of this blog) are partnering to create more sustainable cities by working to provide universal access to safe, clean and affordable transport. The new initiative will focus on the needs of ...
Photo by Frédéric Bisson.
Q&A with Ben Owen: “Evaluate, Enable, Engage” for Mass Transit Investment
EMBARQ (the producer of this blog) this week released a new report, “Evaluate, Enable, Engage: Principles to Support Effective Decision Making in Mass Transit Investment Programs,” which provides a framework for national transit investment programs. The report reviews the structure ...
One of the buses on Rio's new Transoeste BRT line. Photo by Mariana Gil / EMBARQ Brazil.
Development Banks Announce “Game Changer” for Sustainable Transport at Rio+20
This post was originally published on WRI.org. The world’s largest multi-lateral development banks — led by the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, and others — committed to provide more than $175 billion over 10 years to support sustainable transport ...
Medellin, Colombia was one of the two winners of the 2012 Sustainable Transport Awards. Photo via ITDP.
Nominate a City for the 2013 Sustainable Transport Awards
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) Committee, including EMBARQ (the producer of this blog), invite you to nominate your city for the 9th Annual Sustainable Transport Award. Nominations are now open and will be ...
Guadalajara. Photo by EMBARQ.
New Traffic Safety Guidelines Can Save Lives on Bus Corridors Worldwide
Each year, 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes, according to the World Health Organization, and traffic fatalities are projected to become the fifth leading cause of premature death worldwide by 2030, ahead of HIV/AIDS, violence, tuberculosis, or any type ...
EMBARQ Brazil leads journalists on a tour of BRT systems, including Metrobus in Mexico City. Photo by Mariana Gil / EMBARQ Brazil.
TheCityFix Picks, May 4: Spare the Air, Honoring Bloomberg, BRT Experience
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
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