Mr. Julio Lopes, Secretary of Transport of the State of Rio de Janeiro, recently visited the World Bank to present what the city is doing to improve the quality of public transport. It is a...

Julie Babinard |

When a disaster strikes, such as a hurricane or a major earthquake, relief efforts are often hampered by destroyed or damaged ground infrastructure, mostly roads, bridges, and railway networks. In...

Charles E. Schlumberger |

Almost two weeks ago, when Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the United States, the importance of sustainable transport--which is the field I work in--really came home to me.  I was in New...

Virginia Tanase |

People from Zulo Village, in the Zumalai sub-district, are going to market on foot due to landslides.In May this year, Timor-Leste marked a decade of its independence by celebrating much progress...

Joao dos Santos |

También disponible en español   Latin America will attend the Rio+20 conferences safe in the knowledge that they have done a good job over the past few years, but with the shared international...

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

As the United States prepares for its first presidential election after the Great Recession, inequality has emerged as a central political issue. This is not unremarkable: Americans have...

Francisco Ferreira |