GIZ-SUTP, CAI-Asia Training course on Bus Rapid Transit in Pimpri Chinchwad in November, 2009

GIZ-SUTP, CAI-Asia Training course on Bus Rapid Transit in Pimpri Chinchwad in November, 2009

  GIZ and CAI-Asia jointly organized a 2-day training course on Mass transit and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and related measures at the Auto Cluster Auditorium in Pimpri Chinchwad from 11-12 November, 2009 as part of the SUMA program. The training...

Mass Transit and BRT planning two-day training course under SUMA

Mass Transit and BRT planning two-day training course under SUMA

GIZ, Embarq-WRI, ITDP and CAI-Asia jointly organized a 2-day training course on Mass transit and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and related measures in New Delhi on 27-28 October, 2009 as part of the SUMA program. The training covered various aspects of Mass Transit modes, and focussed more on Bus...

SUMA training activities in India go ahead with SUMA+

SUMA training activities in India go ahead with SUMA+

GIZ and CAI-Asia, as a part of the extended SUMA project, conducted a 4 day training workshop on "Mass Rapid Transit/BRT Planning" in Delhi from 23-26 September 2009. The training activities were funded by the Swedish government through the SUMA program. The participants of this training were...

BRT in Johannesburg (Rea Vaya) successfully launched!

BRT in Johannesburg (Rea Vaya) successfully launched!

Rea Vaya was successfully launched on 30 August at Westgate station to much excitement. The Minister of Transport and the Mayor of Johannesburg as well as the Gauteng Premier and other dignitaries were there to experience the inaugural bus rides and unveil the placque. Commuters got to...

The Vehicle Quota System in Singapore

The Vehicle Quota System in Singapore

Singapores Vehicle Quota System (VQS), which came into effect in May 1990, is part of a series of measures to optimize traffic flow by managing the growth of vehicle ownership to acceptable levels. Under the VQS, motor vehicles are classified into several categories, with a separate licence quota...

GIZ’s Contribution to the Johannesburg Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project

GIZ’s Contribution to the Johannesburg Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project

Johannesburg started planning a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in November 2006. The FIFA 2010 World Cup meant that a significant amount of national funding had become available for transport projects in the host cities, as long as these projects also left a public transport legacy for the...

Sustainable Urban Mobility in Asia (SUMA) News Digest

Sustainable Urban Mobility in Asia (SUMA) News Digest

Sustainable Urban Mobility in Asia (SUMA) News Digest Vol. 6 Issue 1 - 16 January 2008 SUMA News Digest is a free weekly e-mail publication that features news, information, and events related to sustainable urban transportation in Asia. *** VISIT THE SUMA PAGES:...

GIZ participates in a ministerial conference in New Delhi

GIZ participates in a ministerial conference in New Delhi

GIZ-Advisory Services in Environmental Management (ASEM), the environmental program with the Indian government, co-sponsored the first and largest conference-cum-exhibition on public transport in India entitled "Urban Mobility in India 2008". The event was organised by the Ministry of Urban...

Transport Events at COP14 / Poznan - Poland

Transport Events at COP14 / Poznan - Poland

At the Conference of the Parties (COP) 14 held in Poznan, Poland, a series of transport-related side-events took place. The objective of these side-events was to discuss and assess ways on including transport in the climate debate. More information on these side-events and involved institutions is...

GIZ delivers 2-day and 6-day training courses on Mass Transit in Indore (India)

GIZ delivers 2-day and 6-day training courses on Mass Transit in Indore (India)

GIZ SUTP has delivered training courses on Mass Transit in Indore (India) from June 26 to July 1, as part of the SUMA* project. The training courses were held in cooperation with WRI-Embarq and ITDP, and main trainers were Darío Hidalgo (WRI), Shreya Gadepalli (ITDP), Carlosfelipe Pardo (GIZ). ...