Bogotá Pedestrian Account 2017 released

Bogotá Pedestrian Account 2017 released

Although the number of pedestrian trips made daily in Bogotá is high (3,090,809), we observe that there has been little study of the state of these road users in the city; a state defined on occasion by unsafe streets, the invasion of public space, and a poor and deteriorating pedestrian...

Tourism and its impact on the climate

Tourism and its impact on the climate

  This is an extract from the e-update July 2017 published by epomm.eu (European Platform on Mobility Management). Tourism and its impact on the climate For most holiday travelers, the mode of transport is a means to an end, i.e. no more than a method of reaching one’s destination...

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

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

The poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport is now available in Swahili, also known as Kiswahili, a Bantu language and an official language in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The infographic is based on the approach 'Avoid- Shift- Improve'  and is a helpful...

Urban Road Safety materials now in Spanish!

Urban Road Safety materials now in Spanish!

Expanding our partnerships means expanding our resources. Providing relevant and accurate resources is important to us. It is also important to us to make these available in languages that help us keep high quality in the support we can offer our partners. Therefore, we are glad to announce the...

Promoting Cycling: still a lot to do in Germany

Promoting Cycling: still a lot to do in Germany

A nationwide Report about the satisfaction of cyclers gives an insight how German cities are still not the best place to swing on the wheel. Target-oriented and systematic bicycle planning requires a solid data basis, which exhibits the strong and weak aspects of bike networks in cities and urban...

UNITAR and GIZ SUTP launch an e-learning course: “Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries”

UNITAR and GIZ SUTP launch an e-learning course: “Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries”

Over the course of 12 weeks, beginnging with September 18th and running until December 8th, join the problem solvers and solution finders in addressing mobility issues arising in urban growth, road safety, energy and environment in developing countries. Participants will learn how to formulate,...

Clean Mobility for everyone

Nicolas Hulot, French secretary of environment introduces 5 year climate Plan

The new French Government bold steps in climate change policy. On July 6th, the French secretary of environment, Nicolas Hulot, has submitted a climate plan which paves the way to France’s climate neutrality in 2050. Related to mobility, France surprised with the statement to get rid of...

Less people die in traffic

While the number of traffic accidents is increasing, the number of traffic deaths decreases again.

The number of traffic fatalities in Germany is at a record low. Last year as few people have died on German streets as has not been the case since 1953. But still: In 2016, 396.666 road users were injured. A total number of 3206 died as a result of an accident which is a decrease of 253 deaths...

International Summer School „Sustainable Mobility – Made in IZMIR“, 13th - 20th August 2017

International Summer School „Sustainable Mobility – Made in IZMIR“, 13th - 20th August 2017

This year, the International Summer School on "Sustainable Mobility" will be realized in İzmir on August 13 - 20, 2017. The event is organized by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality in cooperation with İzmir University of Economics. The International Summer School consists of lectures that are to be...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Wins 2018 Sustainable Transport Award

Dar is the first African City to win the STA

New York (June 30, 2017) – Dar es Salaam, a city of five million, is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, a major economic hub in East Africa and a major port city on the Indian Ocean. Over the last year, Dar has launched a series of transformative improvements to transit, cycling and...