A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

The large cities in the Latin American region all have one thing in common: the opportunities for employment and income are concentrated in a few districts while, more and more,…

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Tactical Urbanism: An Adaptive Tool for Safe Distancing

When was the last time you walked through the market without being conscious about other people walking close to you or the last time you took a stroll to a…

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COVID-19 Has Reshuffled Public Space. Buses Deserve a Greater Share.

There’s no question we’re going through unprecedented times for public transport. Ridership is down anywhere from 60% to 90%. Transit agencies are hemorrhaging cash, with fare revenue following ridership down…

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6 Ways to Make City Streets Safer for Pedestrians

For many city leaders, more cars and more highways mean better transportation. And during the current pandemic, fear of COVID-19’s spread is pushing some to turn to private vehicles. But…

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Street Transformations to Fight COVID-19: 3 Ways to Create Lasting Change

As the COVID-19 outbreak disrupts mobility worldwide, more and more cities are transforming their streets to increase space for walking and cycling and reduce car use during and after the…

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Photo Essay: After Successful Test, Porto Alegre’s João Alfredo Gets a ‘Complete Streets’ Transformation

In April 2019, Porto Alegre worked with WRI Brasil to implement the first segment of a tactical urbanism project that transformed a key intersection of busy João Alfredo Street, which…

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