Transport Decarbonisation Alliance

A unique collaboration between countries, cities, regions, and companies to accelerate the worldwide transformation of the transport sector towards a net- zero emission mobility system before 2050.

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Following re-appointment in 2019, SLOCAT provided secretariat services to the TDA, including the following highlights in 2021:

  • Global Memorium of Understanding for Zero-Emission Medium – and Heavy-duty Vehicles, endorsed by Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Wales.
  • Working paper on “How Countries, Cities, Regions and Companies Should Work Together to Deliver on the Transport Emissions Reduction Commitments Made under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change” and the Green Recovery Paper on Steering a Green, Healthy, and Inclusive Recovery Through Transport.
  • Launch of the Community of Interest on Charging Infrastructure, Active Mobility Learning Workshops, Urban Freight Webinars.
  • Launch of two working streams to diversify the platforms for TDA members to engage:
    • Alliance Talks – a space for collective action, networking and dialogue.
    • TDA Academy Series – a space for learning and sharing that started with the kick-off of the First TDA Academy Series: Executive Education of transport decarbonisation webinar, developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Action of Portugal and the University of Clermont Auvergne.
  • Fireside Chats with key leaders of the TDA community to gauge their insights and experiences.
  • Enhanced TDA involvement at multiple key international events (e.g. Africa Climate Week 2021, Asian Pacific Climate Week, Autonomy Digital 2021, Council of the European Union, ITF Summit 2021, 5th High-level Meeting of the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme, Transport and Climate Change Week, UN Global Compact Network UK Webinar and World Car Free Day Summit ).
  • Enhanced COP26 engagement by co-organising the event on Decarbonising Freight Transport with We Mean Business and IDDRI at the Business Pavilion and the Sustainable Transport Reception with Transport Scotland; supported four other events on transport decarbonisation.
  • Support to presidencies’ transition, from the outgoing The Netherlands to the incoming California; members and Steering Committee.
    Strengthened outreach and communication strategies and monthly newsletters to the TDA community.
  • TDA Annual Meeting 2021.

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