Posts tagged with 'The World Bank'
Call for Applications: World Bank’s Leadership in Urban Transport Planning Program
Call for Applications: World Bank’s Leadership in Urban Transport Planning Program
The World Bank  will host a 7-day learning event, “Building Leaders in Urban Transport Planning” to be held in Seoul from October 7th through October 13th, 2012, prefaced by a 4-week remote learning course. The event is organised in partnership with the Ministry of Land, ...
Access for All: Transport for the Disabled Poor
Access for All: Transport for the Disabled Poor
This is part of TheCityFix’s series, “Access for All,” about how we can use sustainable transportation development to ensure increased accessibility for poor city dwellers, particularly in developing countries. Ten to 12 percent of the world’s population lives with a ...
$430 Million for Mumbai Rail System
$430 Million for Mumbai Rail System
India’s Hindustan Times reported today that the World Bank has approved a $430 million project to help finance improvements in Mumbai’s suburban rail system, which carries nearly 7 million commuters daily. The Mumbai Urban Transport Project-2A (MUTP-II), approved yesterday, aims ...
World Bank Opens Urban Development (and Other) Data
World Bank Opens Urban Development (and Other) Data
Earlier this month, the World Bank opened up its data and launched a new website – data.worldbank.org – where users will be able to browse and filter more than 2,000 financial, business, health, economic and human development indicators from World ...
U.N. General Assembly Declares "Decade of Action for Road Safety"
U.N. General Assembly Declares "Decade of Action for Road Safety"
The U.N. General Assembly proclaimed on Tuesday that 2011-2020 will be the “Decade of Action for Road Safety,” recognizing the “tremendous global burden” of fatalities and injuries resulting from road crashes each year. Road traffic crashes kill 1.2 million people ...
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