28 September 2022

Mapping of Organisations and Initiatives Promoting Sustainable Urban Mobility in Latin America

Our partner, Asociación Sustentar, as part of its support to the EUROCLIMA+ programme, has released an extensive mapping of organisations and initiatives working on advancing sustainable urban mobility in Latin America. The mapping identifies and documents the initiatives, projects, platforms, …

Six actions to enable walking, cycling and public transport for people and planet
1 July 2022

Six actions to enable walking, cycling and public transport for people and planet

In order to reach the 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement and provide equitable access to transport and mobility for all, the urgent transformation of transport is necessary. At the Glasgow Climate Conference – COP26, Parties and non-Party stakeholders came …

Joining efforts to transform mobility through partnerships and collaborations
21 April 2022

Joining efforts to transform mobility through partnerships and collaborations

by Carolina Chantrill, Asociación Sustentar Asociación Sustentar started as a group of classmates and friends who shared political science as a major and were concerned about the climate change crisis. Ten years ago, pollution and climate change was merely in …

Sustainable transport in African cities: Challenges and opportunities through the 15-minute city planning approach
10 March 2022

Sustainable transport in African cities: Challenges and opportunities through the 15-minute city planning approach

by Nikola Medimorec with inputs by Bianca Ryseck, Cabrel Tokam, Fatoumata Diallo, Richard Unuigboje and Robert Ambunda Achieving a safe, efficient, low carbon, and affordable mobility and transport system can be enabled through more efficient planning concepts that prioritise proximity …

SLOCAT Key Transformations for Sustainable, Low Carbon Land Transport
1 November 2021

SLOCAT Key Transformations for Sustainable, Low Carbon Land Transport

In order to reach the 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement and provide equitable access to transport and mobility for all, the urgent transformation of transport is necessary. This SLOCAT messaging framework articulates the 11 key transformations necessary to enable …

5 August 2021

Equitable Transport | Public transport for all: Towards an inclusive and low carbon transition

by Suzanne Spooner, Project Manager and Knowledge Manager, AFD The French Development Agency undertook to make its activity be 100% consistent with the Paris Agreement, which involves financing projects promoting a long-term low-carbon transition – and excluding projects that support …

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. …

25 September 2020

The next generation of urban transportation champions need to put transport into context

Henrik Nolmark, Director, Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Photo by Supriya S on Unsplash We know pretty well what needs to be done, right? Reduce private car driving, promote and improve public transport, infrastructure for walking and cycling, more …

8 July 2020

Post-COVID Recovery: Major challenges for public transport

Sergio Avelleda, Director of Urban Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities Photo by billow 926/Unsplash The post-pandemic period will test one of the vital elements of our great cities. Public transport systems are facing unprecedented challenges, which will put …

8 July 2020

How close collaboration across the transport family can spread best practice and keep mobility chains open

François Davenne, Director General, UIC UIC, as the technical platform for railway cooperation at the global level, is the place of exchange for best practice, bringing together many networks of experts. In the context of COVID-19, the strength of these …