2018- The Year of Multimodality

2018- The Year of Multimodality

Multimodality is gaining importance for the development of an integrated and sustainable transport system. The European Commission is committed to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement, and is turning towards the concept of multimodal transport in order to reduce emissions. Therefore, EU Transport...

Looking back on the Winter Bike To Work Day 2018

Looking back on the Winter Bike To Work Day 2018

More than 14,000 participants registered for the Winter Bike To Work Day. Let’s have a look on some inspiring impressions. Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna joined the ride and shared a video message. What a great example!  Harvard University gives a...

Setting new goals: The Kyiv Cycling Concept

Setting new goals: The Kyiv Cycling Concept

Ukaine’s capital Kyiv has approved the Cycling Concept, a strategic document to set new visions for cycling in the city.  This article was originally published on the Kyiv Ciclists’ Association Website on 12 February 2018 an translated by Iryna Bondarenko. On February, 8 Kyiv City...

For more safety on the road: A street festival in Liberia

For more safety on the road: A street festival in Liberia

On the road, Liberia is one of the most dangerous countries in the world. The high number of road deaths and injuries as well as the material damage cost the country up to 7% of its gross domestic product - that is with about $ 150 million more than twice as much as all investments in roads across...

Today is the 6th annual International Winter Bike to Work Day!

Today is the 6th annual International Winter Bike to Work Day!

Despite of ice and snow, cyclists around the world are proving that commuting by bike to work is possible – and fun!  Nearly 10.000 people have signed up for the International Winter Bike to Work Day and are sending a clear statement: With good infrastructure and winter maintenance, degrees...

China is changing the game!

China is changing the game!

The team of the Sino-German Cooperation on Low Carbon Transport Project of GIZ China recaps 2017 and provides an outlook of China’s activities in the transport sector in 2018. You will quickly understand that China is moving ahead with regard to sustainable mobility. This article was originally...

Is Public Transport fair? Not yet, but you can make it fair!

Is Public Transport fair? Not yet, but you can make it fair!

The more people are able to use public transport, the more they can participate in social and economic activities. It is also great for our environment. But many people ­- in particular mobility or sensory impaired people - are facing immense barriers to travel from A to B. Let us work on...

Shaping urban mobility – An integrated approach by the TUMI initiative at WUF9

Shaping urban mobility – An integrated approach by the TUMI initiative at WUF9

A new mobility world and countless opportunities to transform cities into better places: shared mobility services, digital solutions, attractive urban places and a whole lot more. However, these solutions require financial resources, technical know-how and political leadership in their...

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

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

The poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport is now available in Malaysian. 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 download the new...

New iNUA implementation guide on Transit Alliances now available!

New iNUA implementation guide on Transit Alliances now available!

How to make public transport more attractive for a greater number of people? By incorporating multiple operators into one transit alliance! The fifth SUTP iNUA implementation guide focuses on transit alliances as an umbrella for public transport. The paper outlines the multiple benefits of...