Ms. Fei Li will evaluate and challenge the current parking standard, a prevalent vehicle planning policy that is often overlooked, through data collection and analysis to fill the research gap. Through this, policy recommendations for more efficient and sustainable planning regulations can be made.
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.
Over the past six months, Mexico has demonstrated a renewed focus on urban policies.
Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable development, was hailed as the first high-level international development conference to pay significant attention to sustainable transportation. Sixteen transport-related voluntary commitments emerged from partners convened by SLoCaT at the conference.
The Summit of Latin American Mayors on Urban Mobility will be held April 23-25, 2014, alongside the fourth SIBRT Congress: Best Practices in SIBRT, and the fifth SIBRT General Assembly.
EMBARQ, together with the rest of the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) Committee, invites you to nominate your city for the 10th Annual Sustainable Transport Award. Nominations open on Monday June 17th and will be accepted online until September 13th, 2013.
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.