12 January 2016

United Nations General Assembly Adopts a Resolution on Promoting Multimodal Transit Corridors

On December 22nd 2015, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a new Resolution entitled “Towards comprehensive cooperation among all modes of transport for promoting multimodal transit corridors”.  The resolution was initiated by the Government of Turkmenistan and co-sponsored by 85 United Nations (UN) member states.

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24 July 2015

WRI Released Reference Guide for Road Safety in Cities

Cities Safer by Design’ is a global reference guide, published by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and its EMBARQ sustainable urban mobility initiative, to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design and smart urban development. This hands-on guide taps examples fromcities worldwide and includes 34 different design elements to improve safety and quality of life.

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6 March 2015

Post-2015 policy briefing focuses on road safety in the SDGs

March 5th, 2015- New York, USA

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2 October 2014

Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Program Inviting Select Cities and Countries to Compete for Funding and Support

September 29, 2014

New $125 Million Commitment Aims to Reduce Road Traffic Fatalities and Injuries in Low- and middle-income Cities and Countries

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21 April 2014

UN road safety debate hears call for post-2015 action

Global action to combat a growing worldwide epidemic road deaths and injuries must become part of the UN’s new priorities for global development, the UN General Assembly was told on 10 April as it passed a new Resolution to address the crisis.

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3 September 2013

Lessons from Johannesburg’s Rea Vaya

Passengers wait to board Rea Vaya, Johannesburg’s advanced bus system. Photo by African Goals.

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4 June 2013

UNICEF and UNDP call for road safety in Post-2015 Development Agenda

04.06.2013-Shanghai, China

In The Long Short Walk video, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Anthony Lake and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Development Policy Director Magdy Martínez-Solimán call for road safety to be included in the Post-2015 development agenda.

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