Cities for Mobility World Congress – See you again in 2016!
cfm 2014 finale

The 2014 Cities for Mobility World Congress successfully took place under the title "City on the move – Rethinking and implementing mobility" on June 1 to 3, 2014, at the City Hall of Stuttgart. 250 representatives from over 30 countries world wide participated in the event.

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New SUTP publication on „Urban Mobility Plans“ launched

Urban Mobility PlansThe latest SUTP technical document “Urban Mobility Plans – National Approaches and Local Practice” has been launched. The document reviews approaches for Urban Mobility Plans (UMP) from various countries and showcases a growing number of examples calling for a shift away from the traditional, infrastructure-oriented approach towards sustainable and people-oriented planning.

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CODATU XVI conference taking place in Istanbul on February the 2nd to the 5th, 2015.

flyer-conference prevThe conference will deal with “Energy, climate and air quality challenges: the role of urban transport policies in developing countries and emerging economies”. Turning around climate issues linked to urban transport, the debates and presentations will make the conference a milestone on the way to COP21 in Paris in December 2015.

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Carsharing Services in Emerging Economies - New Technical Document published

StadtmobilThe latest SUTP Technical Document titled “Carsharing in Emerging Economies” has now been published. It aims to evaluate the potential, as well as the necessary political support structure, for the implementation of carsharing services in emerging economies. Beginning with a basic introduction to the function and benefits of carsharing, the paper identifies key success factors and best practice of mature carsharing markets.

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Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries

image001In partnership with the GIZ, UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) is launching a new session of the e-learning course Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries, starting in two weeks. This course aims to enhance the capacity of local decision-makers and urban and transportation planners to formulate and implement appropriate policies that contribute to sustainability in urban transport in developing countries.

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Help to get Sustainable Transport into the post 2015 international climate agreement!

banner fromoldsiteGive your support to the Warsaw Statement and follow the ‘Bridging the Gap’ initiative via the web site www.transport2020.org. Urban areas account for about 70% of national energy use and between 50 and 80% of climate related actions will take place under subnational (regional and local) authorities. Urban populations are set to double until 2015 and urban land cover is likely to grow even more rapidly. Sustainable transport is a high mitigation potential area and the importance of early action helping to avoid long-term lock-in resulting from failure to properly plan transport systems in a sustainable manner need increased guidance and incentives for local action for climate as well as economic and social reasons.

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CAPSUT – More than 300 trainings on redesigned website launched by GIZ

giz Capsut Logo 140805To date 300 trainings, e-learning and webinars on sustainable urban transport are listed on www.capsut.org – an international platform dedicated to capacity building in sustainable urban transport.
Courses can be searched based on their type, topic, language, the region they are conducted as well as their dates. In addition, courses on urban transport can now be uploaded by the course providers themselves. Uploading courses on www.capsut.org is easy and does not require any registration. Just provide the relevant information in the upload section to add your course to the course calendar.

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Better airquality in European cities: The CLARS network

clars logo kleinDoes your work involve improving the environment or traffic in your city or ministry? Are you operating, planning, considering, investigating a Low Emission Zone, Congestion Charging, urban road user charging, access regulation, vehicle access restriction, lorry ban etc?

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Urban mobility and social inclusion - Planning accessibility for more sustainable cities

civitas casablanca 2014The 12th edition of the annual CIVITAS Forum Conference will take place between 23rd and 26th September 2014 in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco.

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European workshop on clean bus procurement: Is the future of urban busses electric?

BRNO bus1 kleinMany European cities have ambitious emission and noise reduction targets. For meeting these objectives, urban bus fleets play an important role. All-electric battery and trolley busses produce no local air pollution and are very silent, while diesel-electric hybrid propulsion and latest EURO 6 emission standards have considerably improved the ecological and economic performance of conventional busses.

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