SLoCaT Partnership Urges Drafters of New Urban Agenda to Embrace Role of Sustainable Transport in Developing New Urban Agenda

Urban transport systems across the world are already under significant pressure, without a transformation in policy, and step change in effort, they will not be able to cope with the anticipated urban growth. If urban transport fails – urban development will not be sustainable. Lack of access to goods, services and opportunities is often the root cause of urban inequalities.

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. Headquartered in Manila, and established in 1966, ADB is owned and financed by its 67 members, of which 48 are from the region and 19 are from other parts of the globe.

Sustainable Transport Africa (STA)

Sustainable Transport Africa is a Non-Governmental Organization recently registered in Kenya with the primary objective of making transport more accessible to the lower income, physically challenged and financially disadvantaged groups, while reducing the adverse environmental and health impacts.

China Urban Transport Research Centre (CUSTReC)

Established in 2006, with the support of Volvo Research and Educational Foundations, The China Urban Sustainable Transport Research Center (CUSTReC) strives to be a national, regional, and international Center of Excellence for research and development, communication & dissemination, and education & training in future urban transport.