New SUTP Factsheet in the Series “Implementing the New Urban Agenda (iNUA)”

New SUTP Factsheet in the Series “Implementing the New Urban Agenda (iNUA)”

In October 2016, country and city representatives in Quito agreed on the New Urban Agenda (NUA), paving the way for sustainable urban development. GIZ-SUTP participates in the implementation of the NUA by publishing a series of factsheets addressed to politicians and pratitioners. These documents...

The Importance of Design – Experiences from Lviv/Ukraine

The Importance of Design – Experiences from Lviv/Ukraine

Sadova street in Lviv has changed. Over the course of the past year urban design has taken on a new meaning for the residents. Previously the road was characterized by narrow passages, poor materials and barriers erected in hopes of deterring wrongful parking. All that has changed. Expanding the...

The Future of Shared Mobility

The Future of Shared Mobility

The European Platform on Mobility Management (EPOMM) have dedicated their September e-update to the future of shared mobility. As new solutions emerge involving new technologies and innovations, potential for new markets and life styles emerge. Studies mentioned in this update further illustrate...

European Mobility Week 2017 in Ukraine

European Mobility Week 2017 in Ukraine

Worldwide, nearly 2,500 towns and cities registered 644 mobility actions for the European Mobility Week that took place 16 – 22 September 2017. Following the slogan “Sharing gets you further” the EMW continued its work on improving urban living conditions by focusing on sustainable...

First Transport and Climate Change Week 2017

First Transport and Climate Change Week 2017

60 participants from 16 nations engaged in the first conference ever to focus on the link between transport and climate change: the “TCC-Week”! Creating a forum for dialogue, learning and innovation for government officials and transport experts from around the globe was the aim of the first...

Webinar on Tactical Urbanism: Changing cities and neighbourhoods with bottom-up planning and design

Webinar on Tactical Urbanism: Changing cities and neighbourhoods with bottom-up planning and design

Dear Colleagues, We cordially invite you to join the SUTP-Webinar on Friday, October 20, 13:00 UTC (other time zones below). Feel free to share this information with interested contacts at all relevant levels. Mike Lydon, an experienced Urban Planner in New York City, coined the term...

Reverse innovation in urban mobility - new incentives for German cities

Reverse innovation in urban mobility - new incentives for German cities

Air pollution, noise and a lack of space - German municipalities are looking for ways to make traffic more sustainable. GIZ and the Umweltbundesamt (UBA) have therefore collected inspiring sustainable mobility innovations from emerging and developing countries for the joint brochure "Reverse...

UNFCCC and GIZ present: Webinar series on Methodologies for Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector

UNFCCC and GIZ present: Webinar series on Methodologies for Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector

We are pleased to invite you to participate in a joint webinar series of the UNFCCC Secretariat and GIZ on Methodologies for GHG Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector. The series comprises eight webinars and is based on the chapters of the UNFCCC Secretariat’s Passenger and Freight...

Much more than a means of transport - Happy Birthday Bicycle

Much more than a means of transport - Happy Birthday Bicycle!

The International Cycling Conference 2017, organized by the German Environmental Agency (Umweltbundesamt) in Mannheim ended Thursday –for three days, more than three hundred researchers and practitioners gathered in the city where the bicycle was invented 200 years ago.. The conference...

Interview with the City Engineer Alphonse Nkurunziza from Kigali, Rwanda

Making transport in Kigali people-friendly: Interview with the City Engineer Alphonse Nkurunziza

Responding to numerous news reports on the future of cars in Kigali, Rwanda, we spoke to the City Engineer Alphonse Nkurunziza on current plans and ongoing projects. What are the key points of your new public transport policy? We adopted this policy in 2013 as a part of the Master Plan 2040...