New cooperation between Namibia and Bremen in the field of mobility

New cooperation between Namibia and Bremen in the field of mobility

Federal State Pilot Programme by GIZ in Namibia This article was written by Olga Weigel, GIZ in March, 2018. Between the 25th of February and 1st of March 2018, a Namibian delegation representing the country’s sustainable transport and logistics sectors visited the German hanseatic port city of...

3rd June has become the World Bicycle Day!

3rd June has become the World Bicycle Day!

On 12th April the United Nations General Assembly in New York adopted a resolution declaring 3rd June as the World Bicycle Day. The international community decided to do so after the World Cycling Alliance (WCA) and the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) have campaigned for its establishment...

Bogotá: 10 Years of the Observatory of Mobility

Bogotá: 10 Years of the Observatory of Mobility

Exchange meeting concerning Mobility Data Collection and use. 26th to the 27th of February This article was originally published in connective-cities.net in February, 2018. Having reached the 10th year of the Observatorio de Movilidad, the department of mobility of Bogotá’s city...

With water tanks to more discipline in traffic

With water tanks to more discipline in traffic

Practitioners´ workshop on Urban Mobility in Tbilisi This article was originally published in connective-cities.net in February, 2018. Overview The international cities platform Connective Cities in cooperation with the municipality of Tbilisi as well as regional projects of the German...

Just 42 Days left!

Just 42 Days left!

At the 22nd of May, the upcoming Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative’s (TUMI) WomenMobilizeWomen conference will be held in Leipzig/Germany at the side of the International Transport Forum (ITF). We will welcome High-level transport policy experts such as Ms. Laura Ballesteros who worked as...

Traffic-calmed Old Town

Traffic-calmed Old Town

Stakeholder meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand on 15th February 2018. This article was originally published in connective-cities.net in February, 2018. Local stakeholders from the city government, private business, local universities and civil society met in Chiang Mai to discuss the...

Upcoming: Webinar on MRV of vehicle fuel efficiency

Save the Date: 16/04/2018!

Participate in episode 4 of our joint webinar series of the UNFCCC Secretariat and GIZ on Methodologies for GHG Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector. William Kojo Agyemang-Bonsu (Manager, Mitigation and Transparency Support, UNFCCC) will give an introduction to the Transport Volume of...

Cycling Infrastructure in Cities: Bogotá’s Quinto Centenario Cycle Avenue

Cycling Infrastructure in Cities: Bogotá’s Quinto Centenario Cycle Avenue

Bogotá shares the lessons learned so far from its 'Quinto Centenario Cycle Avenue'Cities are key to addressing climate change. To mitigate and adapt to it, however, large investments in sustainable infrastructure are required in sectors such as transport, energy, buildings and waste. New...

Guideline on barrier-free transport in China

Guideline on barrier-free transport in China

Sustainable Transport in China This article was originally published in sustainabletransport.org in March, 2018. Accessibility and barrier free infrastructures and environments are important indicators for sustainable development. In particular in cities, people who experience disabilities, often...

Urban Practitioners’ Networks for Better Urban Services – The Cases of Urban Mobility and Urban Renewal

Urban Practitioners’ Networks for Better Urban Services – The Cases of Urban Mobility and Urban Renewal

Connective Cities Training Event at the World Urban Forum IX (WUF9) This article was originally published in connective-cities.net in February, 2018. During the World Urban Forum (WUF9) in Kuala Lumpur, Connective Cities organized the Training Event “Urban Practitioners’ Networks for Better...