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Keel Laying Ceremony for the Pacific Island Supply Vessel

The development of an innovative sailing cargo vessel has provided a comprehensive insight into maritime transport...
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Strengthening Conditions for the Implementation of E-mobility in Chile

Ambitious targets to transform transport In its NDC, Chile set targets of a 30% reduction in...
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Delivering Change – International Cooperation for Decarbonising Freight Transport 

How can we unlock the mitigation potential of freight transportation? In this edition of our ‘stories...
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Launch of the first e-bus route in Ho Chi Minh City

Electric buses have started rolling on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City after months of...
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The First Version of the International Electromobility Course for Latin America Comes to an End

Latin America has shown a solid commitment to electromobility. Significant electric fleets are now operating in...
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Series of Technical Peer-to-Peer Exchanges in Latin America concludes.

“It has been very enriching for us to learn about the experiences of other cities and...
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Ha Noi operates its first three E-bus routes

Starting the development of economic and technical norms for e-buses in Viet Nam During the COP26...
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The Future of Electric Mobility

Driving electric vehicles: a vision towards sustainable development ⚡️ Electric Vehicles (EV) have become a promising...
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Building Capacities for Electromobility: International Course for Latin America

GIZ launched the new International Course on Electromobility
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Strengthening Urban Connectivity through ‘Buy the Service Program’ in Indonesia

The potential for population and urbanisation in accelerating the economic growth is constrained by traffic congestion....
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Morocco NDC Update: New Ambitions for the Transport Sector

Morocco updated its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
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New Guide to Structure MRV Scheme for E-buses

The guide is available in English and Spanish, and is based in the learnings on the...
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New Tool to Assess the Electrification of Public Fleet

The E-bus global tool is now available in Spanish, and soon will include English and French...
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Tuc Tucs, the Electric Vehicles that Will Help Women Entrepreneurs in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala

Sariah Azucena Susana Caniz Telón gets off the Tuc Tuc with a bundle of bags at...
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Contract Models for Public Transport Services

Public service contracts between bus operators and local authorities can be an important lever for improving...
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Guidance on Monitoring of City Bus Operations

No matter the project you want to carry out – monitoring and evaluation represent a vital...
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Launch of Practitioner Toolkits for Action on Low Carbon Transport

Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically...
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Electric Bus Fleets in Thailand – Managing the Transition

Thailand has been long known for its car industry and has been a supplier to major...
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Climate-Friendly Freight Transport in Indonesia

The TRANSfer III project works with the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) on the preparation of two...
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MoU to Take Action Towards Climate-Friendly Public Transport

GIZ is proud to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance sustainable urban mobility...
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Modernizing the Jeepney Sector: “I wait for it. I don’t ride the old Jeepneys.”

Maylin Tuano stopped riding old Jeepneys, the most dominant form of public transport, and started to...
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Breaking down Barriers to Climate-friendly Freight Transport in Indonesia

The rapid development of Indonesia’s logistic system in terms of freight transport and infrastructure connections opens...
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International Tender on Three E-Buses for Costa Rica

GIZ will purchase three battery electric buses and the charging infrastructure for a pilot project in...
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Shaping Thailand’s Clean Mobility Programme

In Bangkok, transport contributes more than 50% to PM2.5 emissions and is one of the main...
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New and Improved Data on Road Transport in Kenya

Kenya is one of the first countries in the entire region of East and Central Africa...
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Modernising Public Transport in the Philippines

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Public Transport Modernization Expo in the Philippines

a transformational large-scale initiative and flagship project of President Duterte’s administration,...
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Changing Transport in Thailand

When arriving in Thailand it is next to impossible to avoid the topics of transport and...
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Zero Emission Bus Charging Systems

The aim of this report is to provide city officials and practitioners with an understanding of...
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Content Overview Bus Fleet Renewal Toolkit

This content overview helps you nagivate through this toolkit. Note that many of the posts listed...
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Case studies from Asia and Latin America

The C40 Cities Finance Facility supports clean bus fleet projects in cities across Asia and Latin...
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Guidance for a Bus Sector Transformation

A reform of the bus sector changes the way bus services are planned, procured, monitored and...
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Barrier Analysis

Local barriers can prevent transit agencies from successfully renewing their bus fleets. Therefore, it is key...
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Reducing Unnecessary Engine Idling

An effective and simple to implement fuel saving technique is to eliminate unnecessary engine idling –...
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Stakeholder Engagement

The identification and involvement of important stakeholders and actors for busfleet renewals is crucial for the...
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Setting Up a Steering Structure

Bus fleet renewal projects need a clear steering structure and suitable organisational structures. We include here...
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Policy Options to Promote Sustainable Fleet Managment

This document by the EU Recodrive project is aiming at policy makers at all levels that...
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European Case Studies

Organizations and local governments in various European countries and cities have launched and successfully implemented bus...
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Capacity Development Strategies

Capacity Development Plan for an Electric Bus Corridor in Mexico City The Capacity Development Plan by...
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Standard Indicators

Many GIZ projects focus on sustainable urban mobility, public transport and freight logistics in countries around...
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“e-mobilogues” Online Seminars on E-Buses

In this online seminar series by GIZ’s SMART-SUT project in India, industry experts share their experiences...
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Zero-Emission Bus Seminars from Latin America

Many Latin American countries have deployed zero-emission buses in various cities. The successful transition of urban...
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MRV Guidance

A vital step for successful implementation of a strategy, policy, programme or project is the assessment...
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Best Practice Financing

Two reports on financing mechanisms from the Philippines and from Brazil show best practice examples. In...
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Project Presentations

The TRANSfer project has developed exemplary project proposals from the Philippines and from Costa Rica. The...
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Overview Trainings

To further your skills and expand your horizon on the development and implementation of bus fleet...
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Best Practice MRV

Analyzing air pollutant emissions on certain routes, evaluating the performance of new buses on demonstration corridors...
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Financial and Economic Impact Analysis

Cost-benefit analyses are critical for deciding if a project should be implemented for societal benefit.  Here...
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Options for Operational Models

Business models for public bus transport can be of various kinds. In order to be particularly...
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Study Tour Guides

Study Tours are multi-day field trips that aim to provide learning experiences for political decision-makers from...
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Environmental Impact Assessment Tool

The Costs and Emissions Appraisal Tool for Transit Buses by the World Resources Institute (WRI) is...
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Terms of Reference for Financial Analysis Bus Technologies

This chapter includes several model Terms of Reference (ToR) specifically designed for Projects on Bus Fleet...
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Process Steps of Bus Fleet Renewal Projects

Project managers of bus fleet modernization programs need a structured plan that breaks down the program...
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Regulations and Standards for Clean Buses

This report by the International Transport Forum reviews progress on technical standards for heavy vehicles that...
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