The World Resources Institute is headquartered in Washington, DC, but operates in Brazil through its regional office in Porto Alegre. They work in sustainable urban transport, urban design, pedestrianization, mass transportation, and sustainability planning.
Global New Car Assessment Program
The Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP) is a registered charity based in London, England. They work in promoting and conducting independent research and collision testing programs in emerging markets where vehicle augmentation is strong, but independent rating information is not yet available.
Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP)
The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) is part of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. They have experience in police training on road safety laws such as drink driving, speeding, and wearing seat belts and helmets.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is an academic institution based in Baltimore, Maryland. The school's International Injury Research Unit works to monitor and assess risk factors for road safety interventions as well as to improve post-crash trauma services around the world.
National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
The Global Designing Cities Initiative of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is a non-profit association based in New York City. NACTO facilitates the exchange of ideas about transportation, perceptions and best practices among major cities, while promoting a cooperative approach to key issues of urban planning, pedestrianization, and road design.
Vital Strategies is an international public health organization that specializes in working with governments to plan, implement and evaluate public health initiatives. Vital Strategies is the main link with the city's central office/authority in the BIGRS cities, coordinating the initiative. Vital Strategies will also provide mass media technical assistance to participating cities.
The World Bank-led Global Road Safety Facility
The Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF), a global partnership program of the World Bank, based in Washington DC, aims to address the growing crisis of road deaths and injuries in low- and middle-income countries. GFRS helps countries evaluate high-risk roads, provides technical assistance, financing and consulting services, and makes policy recommendations for multisectoral integration of road safety projects.
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the health directing and coordinating authority within the United Nations system. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, it is responsible for providing leadership in global health issues, setting the health research agenda, setting standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries, and monitoring and assessing health trends. As part of this program, WHO supports countries to implement and improve compliance with effective road safety legislation and regulations, train road safety journalists, and publish a World Road Safety Report.