Low-Traffic City Centre' in Leipzig: When less leads to more

Low-Traffic City Centre' in Leipzig: When less leads to more

By the City of Leipzig New horizons for traffic and urban planning Many cities that grow rapidly sprawl around the periphery, and lose touch with their own centre once that centre is no longer able to cope with the pressures created by the increase in traffic volume. Following German reunification,...

Defining the Future of Mobility: Intelligent and Connected Vehicles in China and Germany

Defining the Future of Mobility: Intelligent and Connected Vehicles in China and Germany

Recently, China is undertaking numerous steps to accelerate the development of Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (ICVs). By 2020, 50% of all new cars in China are supposed to be ICVs. As a result of changes in the legislative framework, the adoption of national strategies and guidelines as well as...

A 360° view of urban mobility in Copenhagen, Denmark

A 360° view of urban mobility in Copenhagen, Denmark

With our new series of 360° pictures, you can experience best practice examples of urban planning & mobility in an interactive way. Find the first article of the series about urban mobility in the Netherlands here. Our next trip takes us to Copenhagen, often named as one of the world's most...

Measures by the Chinese Government to Promote Electro-Mobility

Measures by the Chinese Government to Promote Electro-Mobility

Authors: Sandra Retzer, Markus Wagner & Martin Huber Developments in the field of New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) in China have exceeded all expectations. The Middle Kingdom is by far the largest market for NEVs, with 50 % of global passenger cars being sold here (International Energy Agency (IEA),...

Towards more livable and safer cities: Examples for safe road infrastructure design – Now in Ukrainian language

Towards more livable and safer cities: Examples for safe road infrastructure design – Now in Ukrainian language

The lack of road safety remains a major challenge in many urban areas, although high levels of road safety are a prerequisite for the attractiveness of cycling, walking and public transport. Today, GIZ publishes the publication “Towards more livable and safer cities: Examples for save safe road...

A 360° view of urban mobility in the Netherlands

A 360° view of urban mobility in the Netherlands

With our new series of 360° pictures, you can experience best practice examples of urban planning & mobility in an interactive way. The first trip takes us to the Netherlands, where cycling is an essential part of the Dutch culture and cyclists are omnipresent. No other county boasts such an...

Transit Alliances will boost your ridership! Learn more in Portugese language!

Transit Alliances will boost your ridership! Learn more in Portugese language!

Transit alliances are a solution to make public mobility attractive for all - by incorporating multiple operators into one system! In many cities, both quantity and quality of public transport services are not keeping pace with population growth and social expectations. Learn more how to...

The Changing Face of Cycling in Germany: From Tradition to Shared Economy

The Changing Face of Cycling in Germany: From Tradition to Shared Economy

Author: Dominika Kalinowska 200 years ago, German inventor Philipp Moritz Fischer built the world’s first bicycle. Today, Germans own almost 74 million bikes and cover a distance of altogether nearly 25 billion kilometers or 300 kilometers per inhabitant and per year. It is particularly the...

European Mobility Week 2018

European Mobility Week 2018

With only 30 days to go to this year’s European Mobility Week (EMW), registration is still open for sustainable transport measures and promotional activities to be implemented between the 16th and 22nd of September 2018. The EMW 2018 campaign provides the perfect opportunity to present...

Trusting in Transport Tech

Trusting in Transport Tech

The Technology-based transportation solutions springing up in countries across the world can only thrive with adequate public and private sector support. From global ride-hailing platforms to regional and local apps for carpooling or for making public transport more reliable, entrepreneurs all over...