New E-learning course starting May 8th provided by UNITAR in partnership with SUTP - Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries

New E-learning course starting May 8th provided by UNITAR in partnership with SUTP - Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries

Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries || E-learning course The course will be available in English & Spanish. More information can be found in the flyer, available in English or Spanish. The courses can also be found in our event calendar on our capacity development...

"We need to go beyond the traditional"

Opening ceremony with series of Mini-trainings marks the launch of the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) in Brazil. In Africa, Asia and Latin America, developing cities are seeking for solutions to efficiently manage transport systems and urban mobility as a whole. Out of this...

“Because I am extremely pessimistic, I think that we will be dead in 20 years” – Interview with Carlos Pardo from Despacio

“Because I am extremely pessimistic, I think that we will be dead in 20 years” – Interview with Carlos Pardo from Despacio

This article was originally published by URBANET. The original article can be found here. Mr Pardo, what is the “Despacio City” and why do we need it? The “Despacio City” is a concept or model of a city that revolves around deceleration and the idea to take the speed out of the...

SUTP-Webinar - National decarbonisation strategies in the transport sector: the example of Germany (Monday, May 8)

SUTP-Webinar - National decarbonisation strategies in the transport sector: the example of Germany (Monday, May 8)

We cordially invite you to join the first webinar in 2017 about national decarbonisation strategies in the transport sector on Monday, May 8! With the historical climate agreement in Paris the international community set itself an ambitious target for climate protection. To reduce global warming...

Reversing urban transport innovation: Your ideas from developing countries for inspiring German cities

Reversing urban transport innovation: Your ideas from developing countries for inspiring German cities

Your experience and expertise is needed! Do you know any innovative urban mobility developments that could inspire German cities? Please, feel free to share your ideas by filling in the following form. For our joint background paper with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale...

TUMI Mini-courses Cycle at EMDS

TUMI Mini-courses Cycle at EMDS

The TUMI Cycle of Mini-courses is scheduled to take place from April 24 to 26 in Brasília-DF at the Mané Garrincha Stadium, as part of the IV Encontro dos Municípios com o Desenvolvimento Sustentável – EMDS (IV Meeting of Municipalities with Sustainable Development - MSSD). The Transformative...

SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Persian and Dutch

SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Persian and Dutch

The poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport is now available in Persian and Dutch. The infographic is based on the approach 'Avoid- Shift- Improve'  and is a helpful tool to communicate solutions for sustainable urban mobility to a wider public. Take a look at...

"In traffic jams, all cars are equal - equally slow"

Cities are continuously growing: nowadays, already more than half of our population is living in urban areas. This number will increase even further to two-thirds by 2050 resulting in growing traffic demand. Until now, too many cities are solely relying on individual motorized traffic and are...

Improving the Urban Physical Framework Plan of Cebu Metropolitan Region towards Transit-Oriented Development

Improving the Urban Physical Framework Plan of Cebu Metropolitan Region towards Transit-Oriented Development

This is an extract from the website of Connective Cities published by connective-cities.net   Local Project Workshop in CEBU, the Philippines In cooperation with the Regional Office of the National Development Agency NEDA and the Metro Cebu Development Coordinating Board (MCDCB), Connective...

SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Vietnamese

SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Vietnamese

The poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport is now available in Vietnamese. The infographic is based on the approach 'Avoid- Shift- Improve'  and is a helpful tool to communicate solutions for sustainable urban mobility to a wider public. Take a look at it and...