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  • posted on April 26, 2012
    The Atlantic Cities recently published an article on the question Why Young Americans are Driving So Much Less Than Their Parents?  It focuses on the study Transportation and the New Generation – Why young people are driving less and what it means for transportation policy.This american study points out that young people making more use of transit, bikes, and foot power to get around than the generation before. Furthermore the two main findings about young people and driving is:
  • posted on April 23, 2012
    China’s Ministry of Transport (MOT) and the China Road Transport Association (CRTA) launched the China Green Freight Initiative (CGFI) in Beijing. The CGFI aims to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions of China’s truck fleets.
  • 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. 
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