The UrbanShift Resource Library provides a curated collection of high-quality knowledge products pertaining to key integrated development topics, from strategic planning to circular economy and climate finance. These resources have been produced by our partner organizations.
Reducing Climate Impacts on Urban Sectors
This concise set of policy briefs provides an overview of climate adaptation actions cities can take within eight specific urban sectors, including energy, buildings, mobility, waste, and food systems.
How to Enable Electric Bus Adoption in Cities Worldwide
This report provides step-by-step guidance to transit agencies to establish and achieve electric bus adoption targets using concrete and diverse real-world experiences.
From Mobility to Access for All
This paper highlights priority actions and enabling conditions for improved urban mobility, which can lead to enhanced social equity and environmental quality.
Growing in Circles
This report identifies ways for cities to transition to a circular economy to increase resource efficiency and address climate change.
Cities Leading the Way
These seven case studies showcase strategic urban planning processes that can deliver strong climate action plans compliant with the Paris Agreement.
Upward and Outward Growth
This paper guides city officials to manage urban sprawl with strategic land-use policy action to build more productive and equitable cities.
Stronger than the Storm
Urban leaders can use this assessment tool to measure differentiated climate impacts and community needs for urban resilience.
Towards Smarter Service Provision for Smart Cities
Focusing on Indian cities, this resource uses the social cost accounting methodology to understand various costs associated with urban service delivery.
Pedestrians first: Tools for a Walkable City
This toolkit explains walkability assessment, design and policy recommendations at three scales: citywide, neighborhood and street-level.