New SUTP Factsheet in the Series “Implementing the New Urban Agenda (iNUA)”: Enhancing Road Safety

New SUTP Factsheet in the Series “Implementing the New Urban Agenda (iNUA)”: Enhancing Road Safety

The fourth SUTP iNUA factsheet is now available and focuses on road safety as an increasing risk in the progress of urbanisation and economic growth. In urban areas, especially pedestrians and cyclists are exposed to a higher risk of road accidents involving death or severe injury. We explore a...

Module 5b Road Safety now available in Portuguese!

Module 5b Road Safety now available in Portuguese!

The sourcebook 5b on Road Safety is now available in Portuguese! This module describes how road safety is organised at a city government level, how it is assessed (including the use of tools such as road crash diagrams), how safer road environments can be created, and the importance of public...

New SUTP Factsheet in the Series “Implementing the New Urban Agenda (iNUA)”: Gender and Urban Transport

New SUTP Factsheet in the Series “Implementing the New Urban Agenda (iNUA)”: Gender and Urban Transport

The third SUTP iNUA factsheet is now available and focuses on gender as a cross-cutting issue that has to be considered in transport planning. The paper outlines the differences in needs and mobility patterns between women and men, and it offers concrete tools to include gender in an integrated...

Transport-Related Events within COP23 in Bonn

Transport-Related Events within COP23 in Bonn

The COP23 is nearly here! GIZ has organised multiple transport-related events within this framework, and wants you to be aware of all event opportunities. In collaboration with the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature...

Promoting Sustainable Urban Mobility in Western Africa – Regional Workshop in Dakar

Promoting Sustainable Urban Mobility in Western Africa – Regional Workshop in Dakar

On 24/25th of October 2017, an interactive workshop in Dakar/Senegal hosted by CETUD, Islamic Development Bank and GIZ-SUTP explored features of sustainable mobility and land-use planning and dived into the particularities of African cities. The director of cabinet of the Senegalese Ministry of...

First bike lane in whole Uzbekistan inaugurated!

First bike lane in whole Uzbekistan inaugurated!

A cycle ride celebrated the opening of a bike lane in Namangan, Uzbekistan, the very first in the country, on 23 September, 2017. The bike lane is 2264m long (1111m on one side, 1153m on the other) and was built segregated from motorized traffic in order to enhance the safety of cyclists in this...

Webinar on Tactical Urbanism: Wrap-Up and Further Resources

Webinar on Tactical Urbanism: Wrap-Up and Further Resources

About 80 participants took part in our latest webinar on Tactical Urbanism with Mike Lydon, a record in the history of SUTP’s webinars!   Mike Lydon, Urban Planner and principal with Street Plans (New York City, USA) is the creator of the the Open Streets Project and the...

GIZ Transport Events at COP23 - Our Transport Days

GIZ Transport Events at COP23 - Our Transport Days

Bonn 2017 UN Climate Change Conference The preparations for the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), from November 6-17, 2017 are well under way, and are equipped to provide a comprehensive understanding of climate challenges and...

New SUTP Factsheet in the Series “Implementing the New Urban Agenda (iNUA)”

New SUTP Factsheet in the Series “Implementing the New Urban Agenda (iNUA)”

In October 2016, country and city representatives in Quito agreed on the New Urban Agenda (NUA), paving the way for sustainable urban development. GIZ-SUTP participates in the implementation of the NUA by publishing a series of factsheets addressed to politicians and pratitioners. These documents...

The Importance of Design – Experiences from Lviv/Ukraine

The Importance of Design – Experiences from Lviv/Ukraine

Sadova street in Lviv has changed. Over the course of the past year urban design has taken on a new meaning for the residents. Previously the road was characterized by narrow passages, poor materials and barriers erected in hopes of deterring wrongful parking. All that has changed. Expanding the...