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What is Mexico’s New Mobility Strategy about?

Last June a significant change occurred in mobility sector in Mexico. A new strategy in mobility...
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Safe Transition Towards Electric Buses in India

Promotion of Transformation to Sustainable and Climate-friendly Electric Mobility in India (E-mobility) implemented by GIZ and...
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Smart, Inclusive and Sustainable Public Transport: The Route for Reducing Emissions in Mexico

How to improve public transport in Mexico? Searching for new and better ways to transport is important...
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Africa’s Journey Towards Sustainable Mobility

In an era where the global consensus increasingly gravitates towards cleaner and more sustainable transport solutions,...
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Sustainable Mobility with Renewable Energies in Morocco

Transportation plays a pivotal role in shaping societies worldwide, facilitating connections among people, and fostering economic...
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Capacity Building to Advance Electromobility in Chile

Celebrating a momentous achievement, the Metropolitan Region of Santiago recently welcomed its 2,000th electric bus into...
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Transforming Africa’s transport sector through networking: a catalyst for progress

GIZ is currently running a call for a first “Rethinking Transport Lab”, an exciting initiative designed...
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Striving for Opportunity in the Transport Sector

The growing transport sector unfolds new working opportunities for women from various fields. At Changing Transport...
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Transforming Public Transport Through Electrification in Colombia

Colombia has been a leader in sustainable transport in Latin America for many years. Already in...
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March of Women at Changing Transport

Thank you for being part of the IWD23 campaign! The International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated...
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Experiencing Gender Bias at Her Workplace

The issue of whether women have received equal treatment wherever they are is still present as...
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Remarkable Feminist Voices in Transport 2023

Exceptional women working in the transport sector are not rare, but beardly have a seat at...
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What it Takes to Build a “NUMP” – the Story of Uruguay

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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From a Functional to a Livable City – the Story of Ecuador

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Viet Nam Accelerates Plans to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Vehicles by 2050

On the 22nd of July 2022, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh signed an approval of...
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Way Forward on Decarbonising Urban Mobility in South-East Europe

Countries in South-East Europe face obstacles when moving towards with sustainable mobility practices and overall decarbonization...
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Employability with a Gender Perspective in Colombia’s Transport Sector

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Future Ahoy!

Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to try something new. “Future Ahoy!” is the result of such a...
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Avoid and shift – Achieving various sustainability benefits with active modes and transit

How can mobility develop its full potential to enable people an easy and safe access to...
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First Implementation of SUMP in China

A new Approach in Foshan’s Green Mobility Transition With the aim of strengthening green mobility and...
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A New Spirit of Sustainable Transport

The spirit of implementing sustainable transport in the beginning of 2022 was marked by a “Training...
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Women on the Move – Connect & Chat

Gender visibility means discussions, conversations, like the network offers, webinars, involving members and making them talk...
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On the Way to Tracking Transport in Colombian NDC

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Strengthening Transport and Climate Actions through Regional Peer Networks

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Capacity Development for Sustainable Urban Transport in Indonesia

SUTRI NAMA & INDOBUS projects support the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation The shift towards public transport...
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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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Chile presented its National Sustainable Mobility Strategy

Through the SECTRA Programme of the Ministry of Transports and Telecommunications, the Government of Chile launched...
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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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Why is a bank interested in e-buses?

The electrification of bus fleets combines the benefits of public transport and electric mobility in terms...
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Towards a Regional Vision for Sustainable Transport in Latin America and the Caribbean

The latest IPCC report reinforces that the climate crisis is the greatest threat to humanity. It...
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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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What You Need to Know About Bus Rapid Transit

With the exponential growth of motorisation, cities have leaned towards Urban Mass Public Transport Systems to...
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Urban Transport in the Covid-19 Pandemic Context

Peru is the third most affected country in Latin America after Argentina and Colombia due to...
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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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Future Ahoy!

“Abgefahren!”, the award-winning comic on the transport transition by the think tank Agora Verkehrswende and 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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Continued Commitment to the Development of Sustainable Urban Transport

Climate change and global warming are challenges in all countries, including Indonesia. One of the main...
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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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Report Launch on E-mobility & Low Carbon Passenger Road Transport in India

“Status quo analysis of various segments of Electric mobility and low carbon passenger road transport in...
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Report Launch on Electric Mobility and Low Carbon Passenger Road Transport in India

With almost 5.9 Million km, India has the second largest road network in the world. It...
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One-Stop Knowledge Platform on Green Mobility

Presently, the transport sector contributes to nearly one-fourth of the global carbon dioxide emissions and it...
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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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Moverity: Real World Fuel Economy Database for ASEAN

Using big data to reduce fuel consumption Motor vehicles are one of the biggest sources of...
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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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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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Towards a Better Normal: Philippine Government reorganises EDSA main road

The Philippine government has for years been studying options to improve people movement along the EDSA,...
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Walking through the crisis: Sustainable mobility responses to COVID-19

“Public transport is not just mass transit, because mass transit cannot answer all the demands for...
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Sino-German Cooperation on Low Carbon Transport

Enhancing dialogue and implementation of long-term mitigation strategies to promote low carbon transport in China
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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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Creating Confidence in the Feasibility of Changing Transport

With the aim of highlighting the importance of transport to limit global warming, the Transport and...
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Key Steps for the Introduction of E-Buses

The introduction of electric buses presents decision-makers and (public) bus operators in cities with a multitude...
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Exchanging Know-How on How to Change Transport in Indonesia

On November 27th, a group of officials from the Government of Indonesia visited the GIZ Headquarters...
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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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Methodologies for Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the final episode of our joint webinar of...
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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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Building Stronger Partnerships for Successful E-Buses

In urban areas worldwide, the concerns over air quality, noise and greenhouse gas emissions are growing....
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Change Has Come for the Philippine Jeepneys

In the Philippines, Jeepneys (approximately 200,000 nationwide) are the most dominant form of public transport, accounting...
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Creation of a Single Transport Authority for the Metropolitan Area of Lima and Callao

With the aim of reordering and integrating the urban public transport system of Lima and Callao,...
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Raising Awareness on Mobility Obstacles: Photo Competition in the Philippines

The topic of mobility is ubiquitous in the Philippines, whether it is because of the heavy...
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How the Philippines Are Modernising their Bus Services

Public transport in the Philippines is dominated by informal, poorly maintained buses and jeepneys (which started...
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Why Aspire to Buy More Cars?

When I meet with friends to “catch up” or interact with colleagues the topic of using...
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Strengthening Commitments and Synergising Actions Across Indonesian Ministries

The NAMA Support Project SUTRI NAMA and its component INDOBUS held its first Steering Committee Meeting...
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A New Initiative to Electrify Public Transport Launched in Costa Rica

“For Costa Rica it is fundamental to generate a transformational change in transportation, to not only...
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MiTransporte

Mitigating emissions from the transport sector in Costa Rica
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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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SUTRI NAMA and INDOBUS Projects Kick-off in Indonesia

The implementation agreement for the SUTRI NAMA and INDOBUS has been signed by the General Secretary...
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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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MobiliseYourCity Partnership

Accelerating the transition of sustainable urban mobility
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Reverse Innovation in Urban Mobility

Air pollution, noise and a lack of space – German municipalities are looking for ways to...
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Local Funding Options for Public Transportation

This report evaluates eighteen options for local funding instruments eligible to support finance public transport projects...
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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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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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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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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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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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The potential of Land value capture (LVC) to finance public transport

The rapid growth of cities in developing countries and associated positive trends in economy and real...
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World Bank Tranportation PPP Toolkits

The World Bank developed and collected a range of transportation toolkits on the establishment of public-private...
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