Overview of City-based Climate Change Action Plans in Asia

Overview of City-based Climate Change Action Plans in Asia

(Source: CAI-Asia Listserv dt. 30.05.2008) Dear all, We sent a request through this Listserv last May 5, 2008 for information on city-based climate change mitigation/adaptation action plans. We would like to thank those who have contributed information. Based on the responses and...

Two-day and six day training courses Mass Transit training held by GIZ SUTP under SUMA-Project

Two-day and six day training courses Mass Transit training held by GIZ SUTP under SUMA-Project

GIZ, CAI-Asia, Energy Foundation China and Shandong University jointly organised a 2-day training course on Mass Transit and BRT Planning in Jinan, China from April 24-25, 2008. The event was hosted by Shandong University of Jinan and was a part of the SUMA project developed together with CAI-Asia...

Specialised Training course on NMT Planning held in New Delhi under SUMA

Specialised Training course on NMT Planning held in New Delhi under SUMA

As a part of the SUMA training activities, GIZ-SUTP conducted a training course on Non-motorised Planning from 10th -16th April 2008 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, India. The course was targeted towards a group of pre-selected future trainers as a part of the “Training-of-Trainers”...

TDM training course held in Singapore

TDM training course held in Singapore

27 March 2008 Following the 3rd Regional EST Forum held in Singapore during March 17-19 2008, GIZ, CAI-Asia and LTA Academy (supported by UNCRD, and as part of the SUMA project) jointly organized a 2-day training course on Travel Demand Management (TDM) and related measures in Singapore on 19-20...

Priorities in Urban Transport Investment

Priorities in Urban Transport Investment

Priorities in Urban Transport Investment  Many developing cities are seeing new construction of flyovers or road expansions. The justification given to build these infrastructures is that they reduce travel time to a great extent. This edition of the Sustainable Urban Transport...

Outputs and Activities

Outputs and Activities

SUMA will deliver studies, a policy action plan, training, conferences, pilot projects, news digests, and a contact directory on sustainable urban transportation. Its special focus areas include social impacts of transportation, bus rapid transit, non-motorized transportation, electric bicycles,...

How can Sustainable Urban Transport contribute to the reduction of GHG emissions

How can Sustainable Urban Transport contribute to the reduction of GHG emissions

How can Sustainable Urban Transport contribute to the reduction of GHG emissions * this article is based on the recent module by GIZ titled "Transport and Climate Change"   Photo by Manfred Breithaupt in Hanoi, 2006 ...

GIZ-SUTP conducted “Train-the-Trainer” initial course in Beijing, China

GIZ-SUTP conducted “Train-the-Trainer” initial course in Beijing, China

GIZ-SUTP, partner of the Sustainable Urban Mobility in Asia (SUMA) project, successfully concluded its initial course of the “Train-the-Trainer” program which was an initiative of the the SUMA project in partnership with CAI-Asia and other organizations. The participants, “Future Trainers”,...

GIZ-SUTP Training Course on Sustainable Transport in Beijing, China

GIZ-SUTP Training Course on Sustainable Transport in Beijing, China

GIZ-SUTP in cooperation with Tsinghua University, Clean Air Initiative (CAI) – Asia and China Sustainable Transportation Center conducted a 3 day training course titled “Sustainable Urban Transport (Green Transport) Training Course” for  participants from all over China in Beijing,...

Changing the reigning paradigm

Changing the reigning paradigm

Changing the reigning paradigm* *adapted by SUTP staff from an article published in GIZ-Akzente magazine, December 2006. Car clogged streets, inadequate walking areas and unsafe roads are the common features of many developing cities. ...