09 Aug '18, 4pm

With Transportation Data, These Cities Became More Sustainable and Socially Inclusive

With Transportation Data, These Cities Became More Sustainable and Socially Inclusive

Cities across the world have pledged to take action on climate change, including planning for more sustainable forms of transportation. Many cities, however, lack the data and information necessary to track and monitor their progress. This data provides valuable examples of transportation patterns and needs, allowing cities to plan mitigation actions that decrease their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions—an important step to meeting goals set in the Paris Agreement. A number of cities have demonstrated additional and unexpected benefits from tracking such information. They have used the data not only to take action on climate change, but also to make their services more socially inclusive. They're making public transportation more responsive to community members' needs and seeking to increase access to low-carbon mobility options, such as public transit, bicycling and walking,...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/blog/2018/08/transportation-data-these...

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