Posts tagged with 'Turkey'
Cyclists ride bike path along Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by peskymonkey.
World Health Day: 5 questions on how transport is related to health
TheCityFix interviewed EMBARQ Health and Road safety expert, Claudia Adriazola-Steil, for World Health Day 2013: Q1. How can we tackle the problem of rising obesity and physical inactivity through transport? Lack of physical activity contributes to 3.2 million deaths annually, ...
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and World Resources Institute Partner to Promote City Transit Solutions. Photo by David W.
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and World Resources Institute Partner to Promote City Transit Solutions
This post was originally featured on WRI.org.  The World Resources Institute, led by its sustainable transport center, EMBARQ, and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) established a partnership today that will further their mutual goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from urban transportation. ...
Akyaka is a small village in southwest Turkey that has joined the ropes in promoting a slow growth model. Photo by Yilmaz Ovunc.
Cittaslow: Gradual Development for Small Cities
Cittaslow is an international nonprofit membership organization and movement employed by small cities to preserve the identity of their cultures. Born out of the “Slow Food” movement, Cittaslow promotes similar values of improving quality of life by slowing down the ...
The majority of trips in Amsterdam are made by non-motorized modes. Photo by Kimberly Jones.
Sustainable Transport Symposium: BRT and Rail, Finance, Emissions and Road Safety
This post is part of a series covering the 2011 Sustainable Transport Symposium in Kocaeli, Turkey from April 6-8, 2011, an event hosted by EMBARQ, the producer of this blog. The second day of the symposium included sessions on BRT and ...
A tram winds down a street in Bremen, Germany. Photo by kaffeeeinstein.
Sustainable Transport Symposium: European Cities Take the Spotlight
This post is part of a series covering the 2011 Sustainable Transport Symposium in Kocaeli, Turkey from April 6-8, 2011, an event hosted by EMBARQ, the producer of this blog. In the first day of the 2011 Sustainable Transport Symposium ...
The conference is being hosted April 6-8, 2011 in Kocaeli, Turkey. Photo via Sustainable Transport Symposium.
Happening Now: 2011 Sustainable Transport Symposium
Leaders in sustainable transport from around the world are exploring urban transportation solutions at the 2011 Sustainable Transport Symposium beginning today in Kocaeli, Turkey. The three-day event is hosted by the Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality, with the support of the Union ...
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