Posts tagged with 'Rio Grande do Sul'
Tragic Flooding in Brazil; a Wake-Up Call for the World
Tragic Flooding in Brazil; a Wake-Up Call for the World
After a week of record-breaking rainfall in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil is experiencing an environmental and humanitarian tragedy. The death toll from the floods is in the dozens. The number of missing persons has surpassed 100. Hundreds are injured, ...
How 'Complete Streets' Are Creating Safer, More Sustainable Cities in Brazil
How ‘Complete Streets’ Are Creating Safer, More Sustainable Cities in Brazil
Urban development in many cities around the world prioritizes making space for cars over pedestrians, cyclists or public transportation. In Brazil, this design led to an average of more than 30,000 annual road crash fatalities nationwide by the turn of the century, ...
A Rise in Fatal Cycling Accidents in Brazil
A Rise in Fatal Cycling Accidents in Brazil
A version of this post was originally published by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti in Portuguese onTheCityFix Brasil on July 25, 2011.  Bicycles are a great ally in the fight for healthier communities through sustainable transport. However, a survey by the Department of Transit ...
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