Air pollution and crowded buses – Tirana takes steps towards a solution

Air pollution and crowded buses – Tirana takes steps towards a solution

The Municipality of Tirana has invited 40 stakeholders from public institutions, the civil society, academia, and public and private companies to develop a joint vision for Tirana’s first Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP), asking the question: What do you want Tirana to look like in...

IsDB-GIZ Training: Making Energy and Transport Sectors resilient to Climate Change

IsDB-GIZ Training: Making Energy and Transport Sectors resilient to Climate Change September 9th - 11th, 2019

Climate change is an increasing concern for infrastructure investors all over the world, as climate risks also mean significant financial risks. The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has set up its climate change framework for its projects and is working on exchange of experience and capacity...

Cycling infrastructure in hromadas: Mykolayiv Oblast AHs took over German experience

Cycling infrastructure in hromadas: Mykolayiv Oblast AHs took over German experience

Representatives of the Koblivska and Radsadivska AHs of the Mykolayiv Oblast borrowed German experience of sustainable mobility development, in particular got acquainted with the cycling infrastructure and possibilities of its creating in their hromadas. A study trip to Germany was organised within...

TUMIVolt Conference in Leipzig - Charging the Electric Mobility Future

TUMIVolt Conference in Leipzig - Charging the Electric Mobility Future

"We have to provide mobility for all within the boundaries of our planet. But I'm sure that, with the right partners and a clear focus on transformative approaches, it can be done!" In the light of these initial words of Dr. Ingolf Dietrich, Director at the German Federal Ministry for Economic...

The Future of CO2 Emissions Accounting in China’s Transport and Logistics Sector

The Future of CO2 Emissions Accounting in China’s Transport and Logistics Sector

Authors: Li Jingzhu, Sebastian Ibold, Yasmin Chen This article was first published at sustainabletransport.org on May 24, 2019 With the fast-paced development of the Chinese logistics sector and the booming Chinese freight industry, road and highway freight volume have been growing 5.9% (to 8.19...

Joint activity of VDV and GPSM / GIZ  Study Tour on Governance for Sustainable Mobility

Joint activity of VDV and GPSM / GIZ Study Tour on Governance for Sustainable Mobility

  Munich is a great example of how good governance in the field of urban mobility brings together various interest groups in order to achieve innovation and sustainability. For this reason, the German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility (GPSM) on behalf of Federal Ministry for Economic...

Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning in Yinchuan, Ningxia

Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning in Yinchuan, Ningxia

Authors: Wu Yingjie, Sebastian Ibold, Yasmin Chen This article was first published at sustainabletransport.org on May 24, 2019 Systematic and integrated transport planning is key to achieving low-carbon transport systems in cities. Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning can help cities to overcome...

Mexican cities on bike – Cycling for a low carbon development?

Mexican cities on bike – Cycling for a low carbon development?

Author: Mathias Merforth If the bicycle helps to enforce a more equal social development as well es in the fight against climate change, it is right to ask – Which climate do cyclists face every day on our roads, and how can we make cycling more attractive? Within the initiative CiClim Cities,...

SEE parliamentarians visit Ljubljana – European Green Capital and regional leader in sustainable urban mobility

SEE parliamentarians visit Ljubljana – European Green Capital and regional leader in sustainable urban mobility

Author: Branislava Jovičić This article was first published on Balkan Green Energy News on May 17th 2019. Slovenia has been for more than a decade a regional champion in the promotion of sustainable urban mobility in the region of South-East Europe. In particular its capital Ljubljana. No...

Now in Lao - the 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport

Now in Lao - the 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport

We are thrilled to announce that our poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport is now available in Lao. Many thanks goes to Boualinh Soysouvanh from GFA Consulting Group for making this translation possible! What is the poster about? Based on the approach “avoid-shift-improve”, the...