Posts tagged with 'greenhouse gas emissions'
India has a long path head to achieve adequate road capacity. Photo by Bob Witlox.
Research Recap, August 20: India Road Network, Emissions Reductions in Los Angeles, Complete Streets Policy, American Walking Habits, Elderly Pedestrians
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. India Road Network The Indian Ministry of Road Transportation released its latest Basic Road Statistics Report, which ...
Tricycles are a common means of transportation in the Philippines and a major contributor to air pollution. Photo by Lisa and Alec via Flickr
E-Tricycles Coming to the Streets of the Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), along with the Philippine Department of Energy, has begun implementing a plan to introduce as many as 100,000 electric tricycles to the streets of the Philippines by 2020. Tricycles, smoke-belching and inexpensive three-wheeled vehicles found ...
Air pollution in Hong Kong obscures views of the city's skyscrapers. Photo by John Roberts
TheCityFix Picks: Power Outage in India, No Need for Olympic VIP Lanes, Worst Hong Kong Air Pollution Since 2010
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 ...
Due to Olympic Car restrictions, Beijing cut emissions of CO2 by  tens of thousands of tons during the 2008 Summer Games. Photo by Kathy Zhuang
Research Recap, July 30: Sustainable Olympics, Transit Saves Money, Antarctic Carbon, Mediterranean Sustainability
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Olympian Carbon Reductions The National Center for Atmospheric Research, a body of the U.S. National Science ...
Jakarta plans an aerial bus rapid transit (BRT) called Transjakarta to combat the cities chronic congestion. Photo by nSeika.

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 road safety, and communications and marketing.
TheCityFix Picks, July 6: Elevated Transjakarta BRT, Most Livable Cities, Extreme Weather at a Cost
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Transportation is responsible for one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in developed nations and is the fastest-growing source of GHG emissions in developing countries. Photo credit: Flickr/Harold R
Why Transportation Needs to Be on the Rio+20 Agenda
This post originally appeared on WRI Insights Ten years ago, world leaders convened in Johannesburg to establish the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), global strategies designed to end poverty, hunger, and disease by 2015. While the pledges were ambitious, they ...
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