Fact Sheets and Policy Briefs

A collection of facts and policy recommendations for sustainble urban transport issues.

Fact Sheet: Can electricity replace Gasoline? Unlocking the potential of electric two-wheelers in Thailand

Fact Sheet: Can electricity replace Gasoline? Unlocking the potential of electric two-wheelers in Thailand

This publication explores why electric motorcycles are still a rare sight on Thailand's streets, and provides recommendations to help speed up their arrival on the asphalt of Bangkok and other cities across the country, and also has relevance to other ASEAN countries. Published in Febrary 2015.

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Fact Sheet: Environmental (EZ) or Low Emission Zones (LEZ)

Fact Sheet: Environmental (EZ) or Low Emission Zones (LEZ)

An insight into the trend to combine congestion charging and environmental restrictions in Environmental or Low Emission Zones in cities. Published in 2014.   

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Fact Sheet: Low Emission Zones - Examples from Berlin, London, and Beijing

Fact Sheet: Low Emission Zones - Examples from Berlin, London, and Beijing

Different cities across the world have introduced LEZ to manage air quality in urban areas. Well-known examples include the “London Low Emission Zone” and the “Umweltzone” implemented in many German cities such as Berlin. A newly released factsheet further investigates these two examples and the success factors of each policy. Published in 2014.

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Fact Sheet: Cycling Expertise - German Experiences, Chinese Opportunities

Fact Sheet: Cycling Expertise - German Experiences, Chinese Opportunities

An overview on the outcomes and successes of the National Cycling Plan for German cities . Published in 2013.

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Fact Sheet: Good Practice in China - Bicycle sharing in Beijing

Fact Sheet: Good Practice in China - Bicycle sharing in Beijing

An insight into Beijiing’s first municipal-led public bicycle sharing system that aims to re-popularise public transit. Published in 2013.

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Fact Sheet: Good Practice in China - Electric-taxi in Shenzhen

Fact Sheet: Good Practice in China - Electric-taxi in Shenzhen

An overview into the introduction of electric-taxis as a cheap and sustainable transport alternative that combines electro-mobility and passenger transport in the southern Chinese metropolis Shenzhen. Published in 2013.

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Fact Sheet: Challenges of informal motorcycle transport in Liberia

Fact Sheet: Challenges of informal motorcycle transport in Liberia

An insight into the challenges of informal motorcycle transport in Liberia and recommendations for increasing the overall safety. Published in 2012.

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Fact Sheet: Speeding Up Cycling through special Infrastructure

Fact Sheet: Speeding Up Cycling through special Infrastructure

An overview on how comprehensive and carefully planned bicycle infrastructure can improve cycling speed and thus implement a modal shift from car to bicycle for daily commuting. Published in 2011.

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Fact Sheet: Sustainable Urban Transport - Avoid-Shift-Improve (A-S-I)

Fact Sheet: Sustainable Urban Transport - Avoid-Shift-Improve (A-S-I)

A quick introduction to our approach for sustainable urban mobility. Published in 2011.

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Fact Sheet: Transport in a Green Economy

Fact Sheet: Transport in a Green Economy

An overview on how transport can contribute to a Green Economy. Published in 2011.

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Policy Brief #1 - Urban Mobility in Ukraine: The 13 billion Euro gap

Policy Brief #1 - Urban Mobility in Ukraine: The 13 billion Euro gap

This policy brief assesses the investment needs and outlines a broad reform agenda for sustainable urban moblility in Ukraine. Published in April 2014.

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Policy Brief #2 - Non-Motorised Transport Policy in India: The need for a reform agenda

Policy Brief #2 - Non-Motorised Transport Policy in India: The need for a reform agenda

This publication gives an overview of recent trends in the modal share of NMT in India, as well as a snapshot of current NMT policy in India and related issues such safety. Published in March 2015.

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