div>Traffic safety is an often-overlooked benefit of sustainable transport. New research from EMBARQ shows that investments in sustainable transport can reduce traffic crashes and save lives.
EMBARQ India received special recognition in the third edition of the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Awards, announced at last week’s Volvo Nobel Memorial Seminar in Bangalore, India.
The SOLUTIONS project on innovative and green urban transport solutions has issued a call for cities from Asia, Latin America, and the Mediterranean to get involved in innovation activities as a leading, take-up, or training city.
On June 4th, 2013, Claudia Adriazola-Steil, Director of EMBARQ’s Health and Road Safety program presented at Towards Zero, a world leading road safety conference held in Sweden. The country is known for its bold road safety efforts, but this is the first time it has hosted such a large event on the topic.
Director Adriana Lobo of EMBARQ Mexico delivered policy proposals at the Plenary Session of the Consultation Forum of the National Development Plan, or “Prosperous Mexico,” chaired by Mexican President Peña Nieto on May 9. The proposals were generated by EMBARQ Mexico, together with the Centro Mario Molina and the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness.
Arzu Tekir, Director of EMBARQ Turkey, will be making the case for investment in sustainable mobility and its numerous benefits for Turkish cities at the 2013 Private Equity and Venture Capital Summit in Istanbul on June 21.
EMBARQ Andino joined forces with the Arequipa, Peru-based citizen’s initiative, Arequipa Te Queremos (Arequipa We Love You), to launch a nationwide campaign against a bill which would allow for the importation of used cars, without any sort of quality control regulations.
The Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020 has been launched in more than 100 countries so far, with one goal: save five million lives from traffic deaths globally by 2020.