Managing 750 million records of big data to optimize mobility in Shenzhen

Managing 750 million records of big data to optimize mobility in Shenzhen

Interview with Dr. Wu Yue Dr. Wu Yue (吴岳博士) Dr. Wu Yue is the chief engineer of the intelligent transport division at the Shenzhen Urban Transport Planning Center (SUTPC). Dr. Wu Yue received his PhD from Tongji University in Shanghai in 1990. Before joining SUTPC 3 years ago, he had been...

United Nations Launch Road Safety Trust Fund

United Nations Launch Road Safety Trust Fund

Road traffic crashes result in around 1.3 million deaths annually. In urban areas, especially pedestrians and cyclists are exposed to a higher risk of road accidents involving death or severe injury. Thereby, a disproportionate amount is happening in developing countries. Launch of United...

Save the Date: Upcoming Webinar on 3rd May!

Save the Date: Upcoming Webinar on 3rd May!

Webinar on Taking stock of G20 sectoral ambition on decarbonising transport on 3 May 2018, at 2 pm (UTC+2). This webinar presents main conclusions of the report “Towards Decarbonising Transport – Taking Stock of G20 Sectoral Ambition” that has been released jointly by Agora Verkehrswende and...

New cooperation between Namibia and Bremen in the field of mobility

New cooperation between Namibia and Bremen in the field of mobility

Federal State Pilot Programme by GIZ in Namibia This article was written by Olga Weigel, GIZ in March, 2018. Between the 25th of February and 1st of March 2018, a Namibian delegation representing the country’s sustainable transport and logistics sectors visited the German hanseatic port city of...

3rd June has become the World Bicycle Day!

3rd June has become the World Bicycle Day!

On 12th April the United Nations General Assembly in New York adopted a resolution declaring 3rd June as the World Bicycle Day. The international community decided to do so after the World Cycling Alliance (WCA) and the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) have campaigned for its establishment...

Bogotá: 10 Years of the Observatory of Mobility

Bogotá: 10 Years of the Observatory of Mobility

Exchange meeting concerning Mobility Data Collection and use. 26th to the 27th of February This article was originally published in connective-cities.net in February, 2018. Having reached the 10th year of the Observatorio de Movilidad, the department of mobility of Bogotá’s city...

With water tanks to more discipline in traffic

With water tanks to more discipline in traffic

Practitioners´ workshop on Urban Mobility in Tbilisi This article was originally published in connective-cities.net in February, 2018. Overview The international cities platform Connective Cities in cooperation with the municipality of Tbilisi as well as regional projects of the German...

Just 42 Days left!

Just 42 Days left!

At the 22nd of May, the upcoming Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative’s (TUMI) WomenMobilizeWomen conference will be held in Leipzig/Germany at the side of the International Transport Forum (ITF). We will welcome High-level transport policy experts such as Ms. Laura Ballesteros who worked as...

Traffic-calmed Old Town

Traffic-calmed Old Town

Stakeholder meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand on 15th February 2018. This article was originally published in connective-cities.net in February, 2018. Local stakeholders from the city government, private business, local universities and civil society met in Chiang Mai to discuss the...

Upcoming: Webinar on MRV of vehicle fuel efficiency

Save the Date: 16/04/2018!

Participate in episode 4 of our joint webinar series of the UNFCCC Secretariat and GIZ on Methodologies for GHG Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector. William Kojo Agyemang-Bonsu (Manager, Mitigation and Transparency Support, UNFCCC) will give an introduction to the Transport Volume of...