The EMBARQ Network is set to host a “Cities Safer by Design for All” networking event at the seventh annual UN-HABITAT World Urban Forum (WUF7), which will be held in Medellín, Colombia from April 5 - 11, 2014.
Co-Organized by The World Bank and EMBARQ
A global forum for city and business leaders working together to unlock urban mobility’s potential for the economy, people and the environment.
More information and registration at www.TransformingTransportation.org
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.
Over the past six months, Mexico has demonstrated a renewed focus on urban policies.
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.
EMBARQ Brazil’s newest project, “From PAC to Plan”, is an effort to increase technical knowledge on sustainable urban mobility plans.
In an exclusive interview, Jaime Lerner talks about the challenges that public transportation is facing in Brazil and his expectations for the III SIBRT Conference.
The architect and urban planner Jaime Lerner – former Mayor of Curitiba for three terms and former Governor of Paraná for two terms – regards large urban center problems with a unique point of view.