p>The world will need to spend an estimated US$5.7 trillion annually in green infrastructure by 2020 in order to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees C.
p>Sustainable transport initiatives have gained traction in recent years in developing world cities.
p>Traffic safety improvements are an often-overlooked benefit of sustainable transport projects and policies. New research from EMBARQ finds that investments in biking and pedestrian infrastructure, improved mass transit systems, and measures to limit motor vehicle usage can all significantly improve traffic safety, reducing traffic crashes and saving lives.
EMBARQ Mexico collaborates with Mexico City’s government to develop path towards a sustainable, healthy, and livable city
In an effort to better regulate mobility in Mexico City, the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District recently proposed draft legislation on transportation in the city.
EMBARQ China weighs in on the long-term viability of Beijing’s new measure
Beijing has announced an effort to further constrict its vehicle quota control regulation in the hopes of curbing air pollution and traffic congestion in China’s capital city.
p>This is the third installment of WRI’s blog series, Adaptation and the Private Sector. Each post explores ways to engage the private sector in helping vulnerable communities adapt to the impacts of climate change.
The final adjustments to MOVE, Belo Horizonte’s new bus rapid transit (BRT) system, have been made in preparation for its launch in 2014.
p>This post is part of WRI's blog series, Creating a Sustainable Food Future. The series explores strategies to sustainably feed more than 9 billion people by 2050.