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The world of sustainable mobility is full of innovations!
The second summer 2014 collection presents a variety of new tools, approaches and concepts which are being developed, tested and implemented to make the life of pedestrians, cyclists and public transport users more comfortable.
Read here about the new demand responsive public transport service in Helsinki, Finland, comprehensive multimodal trip planning in Austria and more.
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) conducted a two-day capacity building workshop on “Sustainable and Inclusive Transport Development” in partnership with the Roads & Highway Department of the Government of Bangladesh. The workshop was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 12-13th August 2014.
Diu, a town in Diu district in the Union territory of Daman and Diu, India, with a total area of 40-sq-km and a population of approximately 50,000 people, recently opened 4.3 km of dedicated cycle track for its citizens. The tracks were inaugurated by Mr Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Home Affairs in the presence of key authorities of the administration of Union Territory of Daman and Diu.
This initiative, under phase 1 of the project commissioned by the administration of Daman and Diu, gave India its first set of dedicated cycle tracks built to modern standards. In the next phase of the project, the length of the cycle track will be expanded to cover 11.34 km.