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  • posted on April 2, 2012
    Cornie Huizenga, Joint-Convener of the Partnership for Sustainable Low-Carbon Transport , Holger Dalkman, director of EMBARQ and ITDP's Global Policy Director, Michael Replogle discussed transport’s role in advancing a green economy within the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication at an inter-sessional preparatory m
  • posted on March 22, 2012
    Sustainable Mobility on the Road to Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
  • posted on March 1, 2012
    Considering the challenges of limited oil resources, increasing energy prices, climate change, environmental pollution and health risks, it is essential to establish an efficient transport system that meets demand, but consumes as little energy as possible.
  • posted on March 1, 2012
    23 February 2012: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$105 million loan for the city of Cali, Colombia, to complete the modernization of its public transportation system.
  • posted on February 9, 2012
    8 February 2012, Manila – The Green Trucks Toolkit was developed by the Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia) with support from Asian Development Bank to assist trucks companies reduce fuel use and emissions from their truck fleets.
  • posted on January 30, 2012
    One of the key elements of his plans is to forge consensus around a post-2015 sustainable development framework and implement it. This would include defining a new generation of sustainable development goals building on the MDGs and outline a road map for consideration by Member States.
  • posted on January 30, 2012
    The International Energy Agency has helped create a database that will act as a one-stop-shop for researchers, planners, and policymakers to source information and data on Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) systems, such as the costs of such systems in different countries, which until now has not been possible. This database, which will be launched in February 2012, is the first globally encompassing effort to map out BRT Systems around the world and will include a web portal, which is publicly available for anyone wishing to access information about BRT data. 
  • posted on January 27, 2012
    San Francisco, USA and Medellin, Colombia are being honored today as the winners of the 8th annual Sustainable Transport Award. This year’s slate of nominees is unique in that all four cities showcase a breadth of interventions that put citizens first.  Each city is also a leader in embracing social media and online technologies to reach out to those citizens, giving a better more informative and convenient service. 
  • posted on January 18, 2012
    Although air transport currently represents only 2% of global carbon dioxide emissions, traffic is expected to increase at an annual average rate of 4.5% over the next 20 years, which will put tremendous pressure on the sector to find ways to maintain and ultimately reduce its impact on climate change.
  • posted on November 5, 2011
    On October 30th the world welcomed Danica May Camacho as the world’s 7th billion inhabitant. She joined the world in Manila, one of the fastest growing megacities in the world. Manila typifies in many respects what is wrong with transport in developing countries. Streets that are choked with cars, motorcycles and other vehicles that make it unsafe for children like Danica to breathe the air or cross the streets.
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