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February 14, 2024

Clean Air Project Launched in Accra

With the support of the Clean Air Fund, GDCI will help reduce harmful PM2.5 air pollution, focusing on one of the most at risk groups, children.

Clean Air Project Launched in Accra
Transforming a Crash Hotspot into a Pedestrian Haven in Quito

May 20, 2021

Transforming a Crash Hotspot into a Pedestrian Haven in Quito

In 2020, as a part of the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) program, GDCI began working with the city of Quito, Ecuador with the ambition of improving road safety, reducing injuries and deaths on the roads

GDCI Supports Streets for Life: 6th UN Global Road Safety Week

May 13, 2021

GDCI Supports Streets for Life: 6th UN Global Road Safety Week

Taking place May 17-22, 2021, the theme of this year's UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) is "Streets for Life," focusing on the importance of limiting speeds to 30km/h (20mph) on streets where people and vehicles mix in an organized way

Star-Rated Street Designs: iRAP Star Ratings and the Global Street Design Guide

September 29, 2020

Star-Rated Street Designs: iRAP Star Ratings and the Global Street Design Guide

In partnership with the International Road Assessment Program (iRAP), the Global Designing Cities Initiative is pleased to launch a free supplement to the Global Street Design Guide, which outlines the safety benefits of improved designs using iRAP’s Star Rating methodology.

COVID-19 Resources

April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 global pandemic altered every aspect of urban life in recent months. In response, city transportation officials around the world have quickly implemented new street design and management tools to keep essential workers and goods moving, provide safe access to grocery stores and other essential businesses, and ensure that people have safe space for social/physical distancing while getting outside.

Calçada Viva: Recuperando espaço para pedestres no Centro de Fortaleza

March 10, 2020

Calçada Viva: Recuperando espaço para pedestres no Centro de Fortaleza

A cidade de Fortaleza deu um novo passo para se tornar mais segura e caminhável. A intervenção realizada na Rua Barão do Rio Branco, uma das mais movimentadas da área central da cidade, integra o programa Calçada Viva e faz parte de uma estratégia abrangente de promoção da segurança viária liderada pelo governo municipal.

Caminhos da Escola: Intervenções temporárias como ferramenta de participação comunitária

February 6, 2020

Caminhos da Escola: Intervenções temporárias como ferramenta de participação comunitária

Em dezembro de 2019, a equipe da GDCI deu apoio à capital cearense para a implantação da primeira intervenção urbana do programa Caminhos da Escola, que busca melhorar as condições de segurança viária no entorno de escolas públicas através de melhorias de desenho urbano.