16 July 2021

Moving Forward Series: Opening streets for people

by Seble Samuel, SLOCAT-VREF Young Leader in Sustainable Transport The LEDS GP Transport Working Group is publishing a series of five papers co-authored by young people from around the world on sustainable recovery for the transport sector: Leveraging insights from …

8 July 2021

Moving Forward Series: Job Creation Through Green Transport

by Cyprine Odada, SLOCAT-VREF Young Leader in Sustainable Transport The LEDS GP Transport Working Group is publishing a series of papers co-authored by young people from around the world on sustainable recovery for the transport sector: Leveraging insights from COVID-19 …

7 July 2021

An Urgent Call for Radical Transport Climate Action to Accelerate Implementation of Sustainable
Development Goal 13

by Emily Hosek and Alice Yiu, SLOCAT Partnership The transport sector has an immense impact on our planet’s climate, and as the fastest-growing source of global emissions, the decisions that we make today about how we move people and goods …

30 June 2021

Moving Forward Series: Sustainable Freight Transport in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

by Agnivesh Pani, SLOCAT-VREF Young Leader in Sustainable Transport The LEDS GP Transport Working Group is publishing a series of papers co-authored by young people from around the world on sustainable recovery for the transport sector: Leveraging insights from COVID-19 …

25 June 2021

Green Transport I Costa Rican Municipalities cycling towards a green mobility transformation – The Case of Montes de Oca and Curridabat

In recent decades, the use of private vehicles has grown dramatically in the Greater Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica (GAM). Currently, more than a third of daily trips are made by car or motorcycle, and this is projected to expand, …

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22 June 2021

Resilient Transport I Managing climate risks in the road sector

by Aage Jorgensen, Program Manager, Nordic Development Fund Heavy rains caused a landslide that took away the road, Rwanda 2021. Photo credit: FinnOC Roads are a key asset for Africa. They connect villages to economic centres, people to hospitals, children …

16 June 2021

Moving Forward Series: Behavioral change and the pandemic

by Érika Martins Silva Ramos, SLOCAT-VREF Young Leader in Sustainable Transport The LEDS GP Transport Working Group is publishing a series of papers co-authored by young people from around the world on sustainable recovery for the transport sector: Leveraging insights …

17 May 2021

Stuck in the wrong direction

Sergio Avelleda, Director of Urban Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brazil Brazilian cities have been avoiding an urgent debate: charging car users the cost of public infrastructure and allocating these resources for public transportation. …

12 May 2021

Green growth, sustainable transportation and e-mobility in Africa

by Alexander Körner, Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme Photo by Beautiful News The continent is home to about 1.3 billion people, with the average age being just below 20 years. Compared to Europe or North America, per capita energy …

5 May 2021

Making change happen with science, economics, business sense and partnership

by Jill Duggan, Executive Director, Environmental Defense Fund Europe Photo by Bo Kim on Unsplash The Covid pandemic has been an appalling tragedy, cutting short the lives of millions around the world and leaving many others experiencing debilitating after effects. …