Posts in the 'Urban Development' category
Day Two of Transforming Transportation commencesdwith a debate between World Bank President Kim and New York Mayor Bloomberg on global road safety. Photo by Aaron Minnick
Bloomberg Philanthropies releases midway status report to evaluate Global Road Safety Program
Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies released their midway status report to evaluate Global Road Safety Program interventions, with contributions from EMBARQ. EMBARQ President Holger Dalkmann issued the following statement of support: “As EMBARQ scales up sustainable transport to address road safety, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ leadership demonstrates how ...
Attendees on a coffee break. More than 400 people attended Day One of Transforming Transportation 2013
Transforming Transportation 2013: Day 1
We began day one of the Transforming Transportation conference with discussions on how to best use the $175 billion committed to sustainable transport by multilateral development banks at Rio+20. Discussions focused around the definition of sustainable transportation itself, and then ...
EMBARQ Director Holger Dalkmann kicks off Transportation Transportation 2013. Photo by Aaron Minnick.
Day 1 Mid-Day – Transforming Cities, Capitalizing on Commitments
The first sessions of Transforming Transportation 2013 opened today with a common theme: Big Opportunities. International experts, elected and appointment officials, and a set of key stakeholders kicked-off two days of interactions to discuss these big opportunities in transport as ...
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. ...
Rio de Janeiro is implementing a 150 km. network of bus rapid transit corridors. Photo credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
3 Big Opportunities To Transform Transportation
The need for action on sustainable transport has never been more apparent than it is today. The world’s population is expected to reach a whopping 9.8 billion people by 2050, with about 70 percentof these people residing in cities. Meanwhile, greenhouse gas ...
Creating open, inviting urban space in Mexico City, in addition to adding increased mobility, won the Capital this annual award.
EMBARQ congratulates Mexico City, winner of the 2013 Sustainable Transport Award
Mexico City is the winner of the 2013 Sustainable Transport Award (STA). Each year, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) awards cities with the STA. Mexico City was selected amongst a group of cities chosen across all geographies, ...
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