Not just for Phones: First Mobility Flat Rate available in Augsburg – Germany

Not just for Phones: First Mobility Flat Rate available in Augsburg – Germany

Many of us experience the advantages of flat rates every day. One tariff and you can surf the Internet or make calls without worries. A principle, which has already established itself in the field of entertainment technology, has now been redeveloped by a city in Germany. Augsburg (57 km from...

IsDB-GIZ Training: Adaptation in Urban Transport

IsDB-GIZ Training: Adaptation in Urban Transport

The successful cooperation between the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and GIZ under the umbrella of the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) continued with a training focused on Adaptation in Urban Transport. More than 30 experts and decision makers from IsDB’s member countries and...

Zhytomyr Returns Space Occupied by Cars to People

Zhytomyr Returns Space Occupied by Cars to People

On 13th of November the new traffic scheme has been implemented in Zhytomyr. The city conducted a bold urban pilot project converting a 10 thousand square meters of asphalt into a two-lane traffic circle. Sobornyi square in Zhytomyr can serve as a symbol of transformation, which Ukrainian cities...

Can raising Awareness on Road Safety be Fun?

Can raising Awareness on Road Safety be Fun?

Liberia: Oh yes, when you make it a Road Safety Comedy Competition! Defective vehicles, the lack of helmet use by motorcyclists, excessive speeding, and the lack of knowledge of safe road usage are the major factors in fatal road crashes in Liberia. With the aim of drawing attention to road safety,...

Mayors of Western Balkan capitals – ambassadors of sustainable urban mobility in the region

Mayors of Western Balkan capitals – ambassadors of sustainable urban mobility in the region

The mayors of capital cities in the Western Balkans supported and took part in the European Mobility Week, from September 16 to 22. This year, 104 cities, municipalities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), businesses, and schools from the Western Balkan region are registered to have taken part...

Open Streets: Streets for People

Open Streets: Streets for People

Open Streets Days have proven to be a way of suspending car-oriented reality and showing urban residents a glimpse of an alternative future for streets. For children growing up in cities, it’s a crucial opportunity to introduce bicycle riding, walking and other sustainable transport modes in a...

Sobornyi PARKing day

Sobornyi PARKing day

From 21 to 22 September, Zhytomyr's  the main square became an active public space. Sobornyi square is the main square of the city located in the city center. The area of the square is 9 768 sq.m (almost 1 ha) covered by asphalt. About 3 to 5 times a year the square is used for public events...

European Mobility Week 2019

Imagine how city space can feel like when there are no cars - 3,087 cities in 51 countries united for European Mobility Week 2019

How can the perception of public space be improved when there are no cars? 3,087 cities in 51 countries gave back streets to their people and made sustainable urban mobility visible during the European Mobility Week (EMW) 2019. During the 18th edition of the EMW, from 16th to 22nd September 2019,...

Air pollution and crowded buses – Tirana takes steps towards a solution

Air pollution and crowded buses – Tirana takes steps towards a solution

The Municipality of Tirana has invited 40 stakeholders from public institutions, the civil society, academia, and public and private companies to develop a joint vision for Tirana’s first Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP), asking the question: What do you want Tirana to look like in...

IsDB-GIZ Training: Making Energy and Transport Sectors resilient to Climate Change

IsDB-GIZ Training: Making Energy and Transport Sectors resilient to Climate Change September 9th - 11th, 2019

Climate change is an increasing concern for infrastructure investors all over the world, as climate risks also mean significant financial risks. The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has set up its climate change framework for its projects and is working on exchange of experience and capacity...