Publication on Electromobility now available in Portuguese language!

Publication on Electromobility now available in Portuguese language!

Our Technical Document on Electromobility is now also available in Portuguese language. In the many cities increasing population density and motorization are leading to a rapid rise in transport and environmental problems. The aim of this paper is to show how Electromobility can help mitigate the...

Webinar: Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector

Webinar: Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector

The GIZ projects “Advancing Transport Climate Strategies”(TraCS) and “Information Matters”, both funded by the German Environment Ministry under the International Climate Initiative, are kindly inviting you to the webinar “Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector” on the 16th of...

Moscow Never Sleeps – A personal story on sustainable mobility trends in Moscow

Moscow Never Sleeps – A personal story on sustainable mobility trends in Moscow

Moscow is known to be a city that never sleeps. Many services are available 24/7. Clubbing, of course, the traffic and movement in the city never stops. When I was working in Moscow and living in its suburbs from 2005-2008 I commuted to work mostly by car. I quickly realised that I had to commute...

The use of biomethane in the transport sector – a viable option?

The use of biomethane in the transport sector – a viable option?

The potential of biogas production is substantial and its importance is growing, especially in developing and emerging countries where most of the energetic potential of the available biomass is not yet used and energy demand is high. Apart from the unused energetic potential, stored organic...

“Modalyzer” App helps to form sustainable transport in Ukrainian cities

“Modalyzer” App helps to form sustainable transport in Ukrainian cities

Modalyzer is a smartphone-based traffic data collection App which will be used in four Ukrainian cities to get a better understanding of the mobility demand on site. The generated data is needed for the development of an integrated urban mobility concept by identifying travel patterns and behavior...

Driving Demographics

Driving Demographics

We need to start considering what role demographic trends have to play in Jordan’s growing congestion problem. When we talk about traffic congestion in Jordan, we tend to view it as a snapshot in time and refer to its current state and how it must be addressed. So the thinking goes: Traffic...

A Comprehensive Approach for Road Safety – The Example of Germany - Now also in Spanish language

A Comprehensive Approach for Road Safety – The Example of Germany - Now also in Spanish language

About 3,400 people die every day in road traffic accidents around the world. Despite comparatively low levels of individual motorisation, emerging economies and developing countries are particularly affected, with more than 90 per cent of traffic-related deaths occurring in these countries. If...

Six Recommendations for Improvement of Urban Road Safety

Six Recommendations for Improvement of Urban Road Safety

With over 1.24 million deaths and up to 50 million injuries every year on roads – over 90% of which happen in low and middle income countries (LMICs), road safety is now recognized as an urgent global problem often costing such countries between 3-5 % of their annual GDP and impeding their...

New Study by Difu: Commercial Transport in Urban Areas

New Study by Difu: Commercial Transport in Urban Areas

The presence of commercial transport in our cities has steadily grown over recent years. Commercial transport seems today indispensable, especially in downtown areas, as it ensures that goods and services reach the local population, organizes public services such as waste removal and thus...

Santiago de Chile wins STA Award, Windhoek/Namibia receives honorable mention

Santiago de Chile wins STA Award, Windhoek/Namibia receives honorable mention

“We received many interesting nominations this year, but Santiago stood out for their wide range of achievements, and demonstrates the benefits of a strategic focus on improving walking conditions as a top priority,” said Michael Kodransky, Chair of the Sustainable Transport Award Committee,...