Improving Road Safety in a Changing Climate
24 October 2023

Improving Road Safety in a Changing Climate

By Sukma Larastiti, Founder and Director, Transportologi / Women on The Move Asia; Sana’a Khasawneh, Junior Project Manager, Youth for Road Safety; and Estiara Ellizar, Transport Planner, Ministry of Transportation, Indonesia / Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety Road safety …

Breaking the Lock-In Effect of Car-Centric Systems through Integrated Transport Planning
30 September 2023

Breaking the Lock-In Effect of Car-Centric Systems through Integrated Transport Planning

By Zhi Liu, Senior Research Fellow and China Program Director, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and Director, Peking University‚ÄĒLincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy Integrated transport planning has been practised in many countries and regions around the …

Playing Cat and Mouse with Cars: Overcoming the Daily Struggles of Asian Pedestrians
28 September 2023

Playing Cat and Mouse with Cars: Overcoming the Daily Struggles of Asian Pedestrians

Walking, the simplest and most environmentally friendly mode of transport, holds tremendous potential for transforming our cities. It’s a mode of mobility that burns no fuel, emits no carbon, fosters community connections, and invigorates local economies. However, pedestrians in many Asian cities find themselves playing a dangerous game of “cat and mouse” with cars, enduring noise, pollution, and perilous street crossings. Despite walking constituting a significant portion of trips in these regions, policymakers often prioritize motorized transport, leaving pedestrians neglected. In this article, Debra Efroymson, Executive Director of the Institute of Wellbeing, Bangladesh, and Senior Advisor at HealthBridge, sheds light on the challenges faced by pedestrians in Asian cities and advocates for prioritizing walkability as a sustainable and equitable urban transport solution.

TRT Trasporti e Territorio Helping to Shape Jordan’s E-Mobility Transition Strategy
7 August 2023

TRT Trasporti e Territorio Helping to Shape Jordan’s E-Mobility Transition Strategy

TRT Trasporti e Territorio is an independent consultancy, with offices in Milan and Brussels, specialised in mobility and transport economics, planning and modelling. In the area of sustainable mobility, TRT has expertise in the analysis and assessment of policies on energy efficiency and GHG emission reduction, studies on transport external costs and internalisation measures, and strategic planning for the design of more sustainable and inclusive transport systems.

Apply Now: Policy Advocacy and Engagement Intern
15 May 2023

Apply Now: Policy Advocacy and Engagement Intern

Position description: SLOCAT is the international, multi-stakeholder partnership powering systemic transformations and a just transition towards equitable, healthy, green and resilient transport and mobility systems for the people and the planet. We deliver on our mission through co-creation, co-leadership and …

Decent Jobs for Sustainable Transport
7 April 2023

Decent Jobs for Sustainable Transport

by Philip Turner, Head of Sustainable Development, International Association of Public Transport (UITP) Photo by Farai Shawn Matiashe. Retrieved from africanarguments.org Public transport, in combination with active and micro mobility, is already the most climate friendly and cost-effective way to …

Finance on Track: Accelerating Decarbonisation of Rail
5 April 2023

Finance on Track: Accelerating Decarbonisation of Rail

by Lucie Anderton, Head of Sustainability and Joo Hyun Ha, Senior Sustainability Advisor, International Union of Railways (UIC) Photo from A. Davey on www.Railway-Technology.com Financing rail projects will play a crucial role in fostering the move toward sustainable and climate-resilient …

Uncovering the Value of Sustainable Transport Investments
27 March 2023

Uncovering the Value of Sustainable Transport Investments

by Benjamin Simmons and Michail Kapetanakis, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Coimbatore City, Tamil Nadu, India (Photo from International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP)) Coimbatore, like many other rapidly expanding cities in India, faces numerous transport challenges. With a growing …

Apply now: Research Intern (March 2023)
8 March 2023

Apply now: Research Intern (March 2023)

Position description: SLOCAT is the international, multi-stakeholder partnership powering systemic transformations and a just transition towards equitable, healthy, green and resilient transport and mobility systems for the people and the planet. We deliver on our mission through co-creation, co-leadership and …

Reimagining the Road to Zero in the Global South: What Did We Learn and What Opportunities Lie Ahead for the African Region?
10 November 2022

Reimagining the Road to Zero in the Global South: What Did We Learn and What Opportunities Lie Ahead for the African Region?

Earlier this year, the Global Partnership for Informal Transportation and the SLOCAT Partnership took on the challenge of creating a space for leading voices who are thinking about how we can recruit, work with, and reimagine the informal transport sector …