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Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning: Towards Integrated Urban Transport Systems

7 May 2017 @ 12:00 am

This regional training on “Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning: Towards Integrated Urban Transport Systems” is jointly organized by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB). This is also the 6th training in the IsDB-GIZ partnership on Sustainable Transport which started in 2013 and has covered 36 countries

The workshop aims at exploring the existing urban transport services in the MENA region with particular focus on means for effective integration of informal and formal transport systems and identification of means for improvement. The workshop is organized by the Islamic Development Bank, together with the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP), the sector project “Sustainable Mobility” on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and co-financed by the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI).


7th May

Morning Session

  • Registration
  • Official Opening (The Islamic Development Bank and GIZ)
  • Keynote Presentation on national urban mobility policies and priorities in Egypt
  •  Sustainable Urban Transport and livable Cities – An Overview
  • Public Transport Improvements, Planning and Operations, incl. Mass Transit Options (including best practices worldwide) 

Noon Lunch Break 

Afternoon Session

  • The Role of Informal transport and its Integration into high-quality Public Transport Services
  • World Cafe: Transforming Informal Transport 

8th May

Morning Session

  • Presentations by participants on status quo and plans of informal transport and public transport regulation 
  •  Urban Transport Financing 

Noon Lunch Break 

Afternoon Session 

  • Towards Integrated Urban Mobility Plans 
  • Principles of Transport Demand Management 
  • Demand driven interactive session / exercise 
  • Discussion of results, wrap- up, handout of certificates
Please see downloadable agenda here.



7 May 2017
12:00 am