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Transforming Transportation 2013


EMBARQ and the World Bank will co-host the tenth annual Transforming Transportation conference at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. on January 17-18, 2013. There is more work to be done within the transport community to achieve scale and widespread adoption of sustainable solutions. Join us to explore these Big Opportunities.

New: Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, and The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, are scheduled to be part of the keynote session on January 18, 2013.

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Conference sessions will address the following topics:

 Improving health & safety in cities

 Capitalizing on the Multilateral Development Banks’ US$175 billion commitment for sustainable transport at Rio+20

 Integrating urban transport and development

 Benefits of high quality urban design

 Fulfilling UN Decade of Action for Road Safety commitments

 National transport finance programs

 Bringing shared bicycle solutions to scale in developing countries

 Opening transport data

 How governance can facilitate strong institutional coordination

 NEW! Big opportunities for sustainable transport in a specific country/region: China, India and Latin America




City Transport: It's About Moving People, Not Vehicles, by Rachel Kyte, Vice President, Sustainable Development, World Bank

A Transport Fare Card Moves Rio Closer to Social Inclusion and Carbon Emission Reductions, by J. Babinard

Open Data + Urban Transport = ?, by H. Krambeck

Additional Resources:

Leaders in Urban Transport Planning Program

Moving Mumbai into the Future


Turning the Right Corner - Ensuring Development Through a Low-Carbon Transport Sector


A Framework for Urban Transport Projects, Operational Guidance for World Bank Staff

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