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Infographic - 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport

Infographic - 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport

Based on the approach “avoid-shift-improve”, the GIZ urban mobility team has designed a vibrant infographic on 10 principles for sustainable urban transport. Have a look at the infographic and follow 10 principles of sustainable urban transport, ranging from dense and human scale city planning, fostering walking and cycling as well as public transport, to promoting clean vehicles and to improve the efficiency of transport operations!

First edition: 2015.

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    SUTP Module 1a - The Role of Transport in Urban Development Policy

    SUTP Module 1a - The Role of Transport in Urban Development Policy

    This module sets out a ‘new vision’ of urban transport for developing cities. Written by former mayor of Bogotá Enrique Peñalosa, it draws from the recent experience of Bogotá, Colombia and shows how basic problems of urban transport are more political rather than technical.

    First edition: 2002.

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    SUTP Module 1f - Financing Sustainable Urban Transport

    SUTP Module 1f - Financing Sustainable Urban Transport

    The publication presents financing instruments for sustainable urban transport, and shows how to combine them. It is aimed at policy makers, financial sector specialists and urban planners/practitioners working on key challenges related to financing urban transport systems.

    First edition: 2010.

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    SUTP Module 2c - Parking Management

    SUTP Module 2c - Parking Management

    Poor parking management or unregulated parking results in traffic congestion and impacts negatively on safety and accessibility for pedestrians as well as urban aesthetics. This module discusses the various operational, planning, institutional and social challenges around parking practices in cities, and how these could be overcome. The module also discusses topics like types of marking, parking demand and common myths associated with vehicle parking.

    First edition: 2010.

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    SUTP Module 4b - Inspection & Maintenance and Roadworthiness

    SUTP Module 4b - Inspection & Maintenance and Roadworthiness

    This module provides advice on the types of inspection and maintenance systems appropriate for a developing country and how developing cities can implement an effective I&M system. This is essential to ensure that vehicles are properly maintained, from both an environmental (emissions) and safety (roadworthiness) perspective.

    First edition: 2002.

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    SUTP Module 4c - Two- and Three-Wheelers

    SUTP Module 4c - Two- and Three-Wheelers

    Motorcycles are a dominant form of transport in many cities, especially throughout Asia. This document describes the challenges of this trend. It also provides an overview on measures to counter the rising emissions from two-stroke two-and three-wheelers in developing cities, emphasising the experience in Asia.

    First edition: 2002.

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    SUTP Module 5a - Air Quality Management

    SUTP Module 5a - Air Quality Management

    This module serves to assist policy-makers and their advisers in developing countries to determine the best measures to abate air pollution with limited information. It provides advice on developing legally enforceable air quality standards and simplified clean air implementation plans. The module explains basic concepts of air pollution, sources and types of pollution, major pollutants, WHO and other standards, air quality monitoring, air quality management plans, and emissions inventories.

    First edition: 2002/2004.

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    SUTP Module 5b - Urban Road Safety

    SUTP Module 5b - Urban Road Safety

    Road traffic crashes result in around 1.3 million deaths annually. A disproportionate amount is in developing countries, with the victims often being pedestrians and cyclists. This module describes how road safety is organised at a city government level, how it is assessed (including the use of tools such as road crash diagrams), how safer road environments can be created, and the importance of public awareness, enforcement, safer vehicles, and sound financing.

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