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 …

11 July 2018

HLPF 2018 Blog: "Urban Mobility at a Crossroads" by Secretary-General of the International Association of Public Transport

Mohamed Mezghani, Secretary-General of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has released a blog to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2018 to show that the active collaboration of both the private sector and civil society, including the public transport sector, alongside governments and administration, needs to be encouraged to create more resilient and sustainable societies through the Sustainable Develo

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22 November 2017

2017 Synthesis Report on Voluntary National Reviews helps build stronger linkages between sustainable transport and the SDGs

The Second Synthesis Report of Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) (2017) was released by the Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) under the United Nations.

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17 April 2017

SLoCaT Analysis: Voluntary National Reviews Offer Opportunities for Ambitious Action for Sustainable Transport

On 1 January 2016, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by world leaders in September 2015, officially came into force. The 2030 Agenda is a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets stimulating actions to shift global development onto a more sustainable and resilient path.

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8 June 2016

Global Fuel Economy Initiative report: the global car fuel economy is improving steadily, but too slowly

A report for the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) has confirmed that fuel economy regulations are markedly effective in decreasing overall fuel consumption by LDVs (light duty vehicles) without hampering overall performance or usage, but are not being implemented widely enough to secure the GFEI’s 2030 fuel economy target.

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7 June 2016

New SLoCaT Knowledge Product illustrates How Sustainable Transport is Reflected in Principal Habitat III Documents

The Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) has conducted a review of the principal Habitat III documents to investigate the level of attention to sustainable urba

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2 June 2016

German Development Minister Müller announces a new mobility initiative in support of global transformation of transport and traffic systems

In view of the upcoming global human settlements conference Habitat III, to be held in Quito, Ecuador, in October, Federal Development Minister Gerd Müller and the Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller, today inaugurated the German Habitat Forum.

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