SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Vietnamese

SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Vietnamese

The poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport is now available in Vietnamese. The infographic is based on the approach 'Avoid- Shift- Improve'  and is a helpful tool to communicate solutions for sustainable urban mobility to a wider public. Take a look at it and...

EU Cycling Strategy Public Consultations

EU Cycling Strategy Public Consultations

We hereby invite all interested stakeholders to comment on the draft blueprint for an EU Cycling Strategy. The consultation will be online from March 20 – April 8, 2017. This document that has been put together by an expert group of 25 experts, representing 13 governmental and non-governmental...

Rewards to trigger motivation

Rewards to trigger motivation

This is an extract from the e-update March 2017 published by epomm.eu (European Platform on Mobility Management). In order to change behaviour, three elements need to be in place: people need to have the ability, the opportunity and the motivation to change (see NBS report on Driving Social...

Intergovernmental 10th Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia 13-16 March, 2017 in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Intergovernmental 10th Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia 13-16 March, 2017 in Vientiane, Lao PDR

The 10th EST Forum attracted over 300 participants, from 24 member countries from Asia and beyond. The Forum’s main topic this year was the contribution of Rural Transport to the 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development. The Vientiane International Mayors Forum has been held on March 15 as an...

Lifting the Breaks on Big Data

Lifting the Breaks on Big Data

There’s a wealth of data available that could help vastly improve traffic management in our cities. We just need to put it to use. This article was originally published by Hazem Zureiquat in Venture Magazine in March 13, 2017. Between 2008 and 2010, GAM carried out an extensive household survey...

New Publication: Non-alternative Facts on International Fuel Prices in 2016

New Publication: Non-alternative Facts on International Fuel Prices in 2016

Fuel prices, especially the prices of gasoline and diesel, shape our mobility patterns. Low fuel prices benefit motorized transport and encourage low energy efficiency technologies and wasteful behaviour. On the other hand, countries which price fuels at their real costs of...

New Publication: Impact Assessment of Vehicle Electrification on Regional Air Quality in China and Climate Impact Assessment of Electric Vehicles 2050

New Publication: Impact Assessment of Vehicle Electrification on Regional Air Quality in China and Climate Impact Assessment of Electric Vehicles 2050

The development of electric vehicles (EVs, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs)) could enhance fuel diversity and utilise renewable energy, which is considered a promising, long-term solution to reduce high dependence on fossil fuels and alleviate climate...

Go for good parking management

Go for good parking management

This is an extract from the e-update Februrary 2017 published by epomm.eu (European Platform on Mobility Management). Good parking management has been shown to be a game changer in cities: it frees public space, supports local businesses, reduces search travel, reduces car travel...

Access: Transforming travel planners

Access: Transforming travel planners

Typical travel planners provide a great service to users: they indicate what travel mode they should take if they indicate where they need to go. But they could go beyond that and provide a better service by providing access rather than transport. We have learned that transport by itself is not an...

Top European cycling experts to deliver a blueprint of the EU Cycling Strategy

Top European cycling experts to deliver a blueprint of the EU Cycling Strategy

Cycling is seeing a renaissance because of its potential to unlock socio-economic benefits. Thus, leading European Cycling specialsts, as our SUTP colleague Jakob Baum, met in Brussels to continue the development of an EU Cycling Strategy. Key European experts in cycling and related...