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  • posted on October 17, 2016
    Two years after its establishment the SLoCaT Partnership welcomes a new Board of Directors. The new Board, which consists of 13 persons includes 5 of the initial Board members, 4 newly elected Board members and 4 appointed, independent Board members.  With the incoming new Board, the SLoCaT Board also welcomes the two new co-Chairs Amy Kenyon of Ford Foundation and Holger Dalkman from the World Resources Institute Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. 
  • posted on October 13, 2016
    by Cornie Huizenga and Mark Major  Transforming urban mobility Urban transport systems are already under pressure with growing congestion in most urban areas. To cope with the additional 2.3 billion people expected to be living in urban areas by 2050, the rising demand for transport per person and the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we need a rapid transformation in urban mobility patterns and modes.
  • posted on September 30, 2016
    New Delhi, September 27, 2016: Delhi Airport, managed by Delhi International Airport (P) Limited (DIAL), a GMR Group led consortium, today announced that it has become the first airport in Asia-Pacific to achieve Carbon Neutral status.
  • posted on September 19, 2016
    As Dieselgate turns one year old, a new study by Transport & Environment (T&E) reveals that Volkswagen is currently selling the least polluting (Euro 6) diesel vehicles. Nonetheless, the marque caught cheating in the US also has the most grossly polluting Euro 5 vehicles on the road, which were sold between 2011 and 20 15 . The better performance of Volkswagen Euro 6 cars has nothing to do with the Dieselgate, but with better technology choices made before the scandal burst.
  • posted on August 30, 2016
    The FIA Foundation aims to ensure safe, clean, fair, green mobility for all. As children are particularly affected by poor air quality – air pollution affects lung development, and is associated with cancer as well as cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses.
  • posted on July 25, 2016
    Time for the UN Member States to deliver a transformation of urban mobility-otherwise we face a future of growing urban congestion, pollution and social inequality. SURABAYA, INDONESIA, (25th July, 2016)
  • posted on July 19, 2016
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  • posted on July 1, 2016
    Santiago, the Chilean capital with an urban population of five million, and a metro area population of over seven million, is a beautiful old-world city enjoying a modern day renaissance. In 2006, the city opened Transantiago, an efficient service and the backbone of its transport system, but has since lagged behind other cities in the region on cycling and walking.
  • posted on June 29, 2016
    Washington DC, 23 June 2016 – A universal method to calculate the carbon footprint of the logistics supply chain was released today by the Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC), a group of companies, industry associations and programs, and backed by leading experts and other stakeholders. “For the first time, emissions can be calculated consistently at a global level covering road, rail, inland waterways, sea, air and transhipment centers,” said Sophie Punte, Executive Director of Smart Freight Centre (SFC), a global non-profit organization that leads the GLEC.
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