Even in Germany still a lot to do

Even in Germany still a lot to do

A nationwide Report about the satisfaction of cyclers gives an insight how German cities are still not the best place to swing on the wheel. Target-oriented and systematic Bicycle-traffic-development requires a solid data basis which exhibit the strength and weak aspects of bike traffic in Cities...

UNITAR and GIZ SUTP launch an e-learning course: “Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries”

UNITAR and GIZ SUTP launch an e-learning course: “Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries”

Over the course of 12 weeks, beginnging with September 18th and running until December 8th, join the problem solvers and solution finders in addressing mobility issues arising in urban growth, road safety, energy and environment in developing countries. Participants will learn how to formulate,...

Clean Mobility for everyone

Nicolas Hulot, French secretary of environment introduces 5 year climate Plan

The new French Government bold steps in climate change policy. On July 6th, the French secretary of environment, Nicolas Hulot, has submitted a climate plan which paves the way to France’s climate neutrality in 2050. Related to mobility, France surprised with the statement to get rid of...

Less people die in traffic

While the number of traffic accidents is increasing, the number of traffic deaths decreases again.

The number of traffic fatalities in Germany is at a record low. Last year as few people have died on German streets as has not been the case since 1953. But still: In 2016, 396.666 road users were injured. A total number of 3206 died as a result of an accident which is a decrease of 253 deaths...

International Summer School „Sustainable Mobility – Made in IZMIR“, 13th - 20th August 2017

International Summer School „Sustainable Mobility – Made in IZMIR“, 13th - 20th August 2017

This year, the International Summer School on "Sustainable Mobility" will be realized in İzmir on August 13 - 20, 2017. The event is organized by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality in cooperation with İzmir University of Economics. The International Summer School consists of lectures that are to be...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Wins 2018 Sustainable Transport Award

Dar is the first African City to win the STA

New York (June 30, 2017) – Dar es Salaam, a city of five million, is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, a major economic hub in East Africa and a major port city on the Indian Ocean. Over the last year, Dar has launched a series of transformative improvements to transit, cycling and...

Strategies and ways to more efficient, inclusive and environmentally friendly cities - Connective Cities Dialogue Event in Bremen

Strategies and ways to more efficient, inclusive and environmentally friendly cities - Connective Cities Dialogue Event in Bremen

Major cities around the world are affected by the impact of motorised traffic, both in terms of space requirements (traffic jams, parking) and impacts such as traffic safety problems, unequal access to mobility opportunities, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. The consequences will be felt...

SUTP-Webinar – How to bring quality public transport projects from idea to operation? Insights from Transit Planners in Calgary, Canada. (Wednesday, July 5)

SUTP-Webinar – How to bring quality public transport projects from idea to operation? Insights from Transit Planners in Calgary, Canada. (Wednesday, July 5)

We cordially invite you to join the third webinar in 2017 on Wednesday, July 5. Please feel free to share this information with interested contacts. Asif Kurji and Chris Jordan are part of the Transit Planning team in the City of Calgary, Canada. In this webinar, we will jointly explore how Calgary...

Gone Global: The Global Street Design Guide is now globally accessible and can be downloaded at no cost!

Gone Global: The Global Street Design Guide is now globally accessible and can be downloaded at no cost!

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Global Designing Cities Initiative launched the Global Street Design Guide as a globally accessible document that can be downloaded at no cost, allowing urban planners, designers and transportation practitioners in cities...

EU Cycling Strategy - Contribution of Cycling to Achieving Global Goals

EU Cycling Strategy - Contribution of Cycling to Achieving Global Goals

Summary on Chapter 9 of the EU Cycling Strategy – Global Policy: Global/ UN-level policies – such as the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda – carry a strong mandate to promote cycling. Cycling is part of the implementation of these...