7 Steps Businesses Can Take to Improve the Mobility of their Employees
7 Steps Businesses Can Take to Improve the Mobility of their Employees
In Brazil, commutes make up about half of all daily trips. Because the majority of the commutes occur at peak hours, Brazil’s major cities are facing intense congestion, particularly during rush hours. For example, in the metropolitan areas of São ...
Day 2 of Mexico City’s XI Congreso: New Climate Economy and Using Technology for Better Cities
This week, TheCityFix is live from Mexico City for the 11th International Congress on Sustainable Cities and Transport (“XI Congreso”). (Photo: karmacamilleeon/ Flickr)
This morning kicked off the second day of the International Congress on Sustainable Cities and Transport (“XI Congreso”) in Mexico City, where urban planners and transport experts have gathered to brainstorm on how to build more “human cities.” Today’s workshops, panels and ...
Why Mexico Needs a General Road Safety Law to Decrease Traffic Fatalities
Road safety in Mexico needs to be addressed on the institutional level in order to decrease traffic fatalities and injuries. (Photo: jakehulett/ Flickr)
From October 12 to 14, EMBARQ México (WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities’ team in Mexico) will host the XI Cities and Transport International Conference, where decision makers will participate in workshops and discuss urban planning to help Mexico City ...
Optimizing Corporate Mobility in Mexico City’s Busiest Business District
Santa Fe's congestion problem is harming employees and the environment. With the launch of the Optimo Network, businesses in Mexico City should assume greater responsibility for their employees' commute. (Photo: Alvaro Sánchez/ Flickr)
From October 12 to 14, EMBARQ México (WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities’ team in Mexico) will host the XI Cities and Transport International Conference, where decision makers will participate in workshops and discuss how infill development can help Mexico ...
Why Mexico Needs to Begin Regulating its Sidewalks
Without federal regulations in place, cities are free to construct sidewalks according to local bylaws, leading to inaccessible and poorly designed sidewalks. (Photo: Runs With Scissors/ Flickr)
From October 12 to 14, EMBARQ México (WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities’ team in Mexico) will host the XI Cities and Transport International Conference, where decision makers will participate in workshops and discuss how infill development can help Mexico ...
Day 3 of Mexico City’s XI Congreso: Road Safety, Reducing Waste and Shared Mobility
This week, TheCityFix is live from Mexico City for the 11th International Congress on Sustainable Cities and Transport (“XI Congreso”).(Photo: hectorlo/ Flickr)
Today was the final day of the three-day conference International Congress on Sustainable Cities and Transport (“XI Congreso”) in Mexico City. The event brought together urban planners and transport experts from across the globe to help cities work toward a ...
Live from Mexico City: The Impact Today’s Cities Can Have on Tomorrow
This week, TheCityFix is live from Mexico City for the 11th International Congress on Sustainable Cities and Transport (“XI Congreso”). Línea 4 de Metrobús in Mexico City is shown. (Photo Credit: EMBARQ Mexico)
TheCityFix is coming to you live from Mexico City this week, where EMBARQ Mexico is hosting the 11th annual International Congress on Sustainable Cities and Transport (“XI Congreso”) today through Wednesday. The conference is aimed at helping cities work toward ...
Friday Fun: Cities Around the World Celebrate International Walk to School Day
International Walk to School Day and initiatives similar to it encourage kids to seek out alternative ways to get to school other than private vehicles, and create healthier habits. (Photo: Pedrito Guzman/ Flickr)
This past Wednesday (October 7) marked the celebration of the fifteenth annual International Walk to School Day. Schools in more than 40 countries across the globe participated in the event—including the U.S., Turkey, Brazil and China—encouraging students to walk with ...
How Mexico City Can Unlock Finance for Retrofitting Public Buildings
How Mexico City Can Unlock Finance for Retrofitting Public Buildings
When it comes to improving energy efficiency in buildings, cities can lead by example to create a big impact. By retrofitting public buildings, cities can demonstrate the benefits of action on energy efficiency and inspire change from within the private ...
Why Gurgaon’s Car Free Day Can Be a Game Changer for India
Raahgiri Day closes down streets to cars, allowing residents to breathe cleaner air and reclaim the streets for recreation. (Photo: WRI Sustainable Cities)
Ever since its launch in Gurgaon in 2013, Raahgiri Day—an open streets initiative—has become a game changer of sorts. It started as an experiment where community groups and individuals came together with public agencies in Gurgaon to temporarily provide safe ...