Transforming transport: A new initiative for sustainable urban mobility was launched in Quito

By |2023-12-19T14:16:43+01:00October 18th 2016|

At Habitat III, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) presented a new initiative to tackle the dire need for worldwide sustainable urban mobility solutions. With the “Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI)”, the Ministry and its partners are planning to support cities on their route to make accessible, sustainable transport available to their citizens.

Towards a Global Transition in Urban Transport Concepts

By |2023-12-19T14:22:26+01:00October 14th 2016|

Rapid urbanisation comes with growing volumes of traffic and air pollution, which creates an urgent need for sustainable and integrated urban mobility solutions. To find such solutions is one of the key goals that the German Development Cooperation wants to achieve in the Habitat III process. A newly published brochure lays out the ideas of how to get there.

Yuriy bikes to work. How sustainable mobility in Ukraine contributes to climate protection

By |2023-12-19T14:23:20+01:00October 13th 2016|

If cities are to live up to their responsibility to protect the climate, they need to invest in sustainable mobility. How Ukrainian-German cooperation is already successfully tackling the challenge of supporting CO2-neutral traffic, you can read about here!

Proximity City – improving access, avoiding transport

By |2023-12-19T14:23:44+01:00October 12th 2016|

Urban transport systems are already under pressure with growing congestion in most urban areas. Given the rising demand for transport per person and the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we need a rapid transformation in urban mobility patterns and modes, argue our authors Cornie Huizenga and Mark Major of SLoCaT.

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