SUTP-Webinar – How to bring quality public transport projects from idea to operation? Insights from Transit Planners in Calgary, Canada. (Wednesday, July 5)

SUTP-Webinar – How to bring quality public transport projects from idea to operation? Insights from Transit Planners in Calgary, Canada. (Wednesday, July 5)

We cordially invite you to join the third webinar in 2017 on Wednesday, July 5. Please feel free to share this information with interested contacts. Asif Kurji and Chris Jordan are part of the Transit Planning team in the City of Calgary, Canada. In this webinar, we will jointly explore how Calgary...

Gone Global: The Global Street Design Guide is now globally accessible and can be downloaded at no cost!

Gone Global: The Global Street Design Guide is now globally accessible and can be downloaded at no cost!

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Global Designing Cities Initiative launched the Global Street Design Guide as a globally accessible document that can be downloaded at no cost, allowing urban planners, designers and transportation practitioners in cities...

EU Cycling Strategy - Contribution of Cycling to Achieving Global Goals

EU Cycling Strategy - Contribution of Cycling to Achieving Global Goals

Summary on Chapter 9 of the EU Cycling Strategy – Global Policy: Global/ UN-level policies – such as the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda – carry a strong mandate to promote cycling. Cycling is part of the implementation of these...

The first proposal for a EU Cycling Strategy was received by European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc

The first proposal for a EU Cycling Strategy was received by European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc

The EU Cycling Strategy recommendations were handed today to European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, on the stage of Velo-city 2017 in Arnhem-Nijmegen. Over 1,000 people from every side of the spectrum joined forces for the creation of the first strategic document that, if adopted, could...

Registration is open: New Bikeable City Masterclass in Copenhagen August 2017

Registration is open: New Bikeable City Masterclass in Copenhagen August 2017

Cycling Embassy of Denmark and the Danish Cyclists’ Federation offers a Masterclass in cycle planning and promotion. It will take place at University of Aalborg in Copenhagen August 28th to September 1st 2017. To sign up please fill out our registration formular here and pay...

Motorized happiness never comes

Motorized happiness never comes

Today I want to disappoint you a little; mass automobile mobility in Baku is not possible. Not because our drivers violate the traffic rules in large numbers, not because the traffic organization in our city is limping on both legs, but first of all because there is not enough road space for all...

TOD course in Santiago de Chile

TOD course in Santiago de Chile

GIZ SUTP, in cooperation with ITDP and the Ministry of Housing and Urbanism of Chile, will deliver a training course on Transport Oriented Development (TOD) in Santiago de Chile on June 27, 2017. The course, which is a pre-event to the MOBILIZE Summit, will focus on the contribution of TOD to...

The first bike ride ever: doing it 200 years later (and getting lost)

The first bike ride ever: doing it 200 years later (and getting lost)

A relatively simple task: find the place where the first bike ride was done on 12th June 1817, trace it on a map and do it again, exactly 200 years later. Take pictures and come back with a nice story to tell…Not so simple, I found out. Symmetric, as any city should be if you want to be pretty...

A Report to Revamp Public Transport

A Report to Revamp Public Transport

An important new policy report explains how to solve eight key challenges facing the Kingdom’s public transportation system. This article was originally published by Hazem Zureiquat in Venture Magazine on 15th May, 2017. “Public transportation does not seem to be a priority of the...

Portuguese version of our

Portuguese version of our "On-Street Parking Management" publication now available!

Our technical document "On-Street Parking Management" is now available in Portuguese language too! The document provides an overview of the different approaches to on-street parking management and provides advice to policy makers dealing with problems arising from unmanaged on-street parking. The...