17 Oct 2017

RELEASE: Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities Launched by Consortium of Transport Experts

10 principles guide urban decision-makers and stakeholders in the transition to new mobility services 

The pace of technology-driven innovation from the private sector in shared transportation services, vehicles and networks is rapid, accelerating and filled with opportunity, as well as risks. The impending advent of self-driving vehicles, for example, will have a profound impact on livelihoods, congestion and urban land use. At the same time, city streets are a finite and scarce resource.

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22 Aug 2017

SLoCaT welcomes Young Tae Kim as ITF Secretary-General

The International Transport Forum at the OECD has a new Secretary-General. Dr. Young Tae Kim, a Korean national, has taken up his position at the organisation’s Paris headquarters on 21 August. SLoCaT is looking forward to working with new Secretary-General. Dr. Young Tae Kim and supporting him in the execution of his future duties.

Kim is the first non-European to lead the world’s only all-modes transport organisation.

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19 Jul 2017

2017 High Level Political Forum: Limited Focus on the Contribution of Transport toward Realizing the SDGs

Sustainable transport services and infrastructure are essential to achieving most, if not all, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Although sustainable transport is not represented by a standalone SDG in the 2030 Agenda, it is mainstreamed in a direct or indirect manner into several SDGs, especially those related to poverty alleviation; food security; access to health services, clean water, education, and employment; gender equality; energy; infrastructure; cities and human settlements; and climate change.

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