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The Updated NDCs – What Do They Say About Transport?

Already a major contributor to global heating, transport is the sector with the highest forecasted emissions...
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Financing Mechanism for Intermodal Freight Transport Action Programme in Java, Indonesia

Together with the Indonesian government, the TRANSfer project is working on shifting freight transport from road...
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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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Costa Rica: Montes de Oca Opens First 4km of Cycle Lane

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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The Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy of the European Commission: A Critical Assessment

Within the European Union, transport accounts for around a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions (EEA 2020)...
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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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Content Overview NUMP Toolkit

General Information Highlights the relevance of sustainable urban mobility from a societal point of view, introduces...
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NDC Update Kenya: Enhanced reduction target

The updated NDC sets out two important developments from its first NDC, which was submitted in...
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En Route to COP26: Transport decarbonisation is essential to green, equitable recovery

Scheduled 12 months prior to the postponed COP26, the event was designed to accelerate collective and...
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5 years Paris Agreement – 5 years of Action in Transport

Five years have passed since the leaders of 196 nations signed the Paris Agreement and committed...
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Peer-to-peer dialogues for more climate ambition in transport

“I ask you all to take whatever actions you can, as citizens, experts, managers, and policy...
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Towards the Promotion of Urban Cycling in Costa Rica

Cycling infrastructure provides a sustainable mobility alternative and encourages more cyclists in urban spaces. Now this...
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MobiliseYourCity is 5 years old

5 years in review: success worth scaling Launched by France, Germany and the European Union at...
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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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Introducing MobiliseYourCity’s NUMP Guidelines

Global problems, local solutions Interdependency is now the order to the day. Global problems, such as...
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Toolkit-Launch: Tackling Urban Mobility Challenges

When it comes to the development and implementation of sustainable and environmentally friendly urban transport systems...
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Launch of Women in Green Hydrogen (WiGH) network

BERLIN, Germany (November 24, 2020) Green Hydrogen – an emerging sector that is heavily dominated by men when it...
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Coordination and Steering Structure

A tool for the main stakeholders to set up a steering structure for SUMP development and...
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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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Sustainable Urban Transport in the Developing World: Beyond Megacities

This article reviews the potential role and impact of nine commonly considered options when transitioning to...
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Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans: Implementing the New Urban Agenda

The main goal of the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) is to assist developing and transitioning...
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Good Practice SUMPs

This selection of Good Practices offers politicians, officials from local and national governments as well as...
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Preparing the future generation to solve Thailand’s notorious climate change problem

Each year the Thai Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation hosts the National Science...
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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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En Route to COP26

From December 1st to 3rd, different sectoral actors gather to discuss strategies for a quick, efficient,...
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Digital Training on MRV systems in Morocco

Gathering around fourty people online to work on transport data bases and quantify them in a...
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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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13th EST Forum pre-event

Under the title “Tracking progress in Asia’s transport transformation – Opportunities for linking SDG and NDC...
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State of Electric Mobility in Kenya

Electric mobility provides a good opportunity for Kenya to reduce emissions from transport (by about 0.6...
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Digital Library on Green Mobility (DLGM) in India

The Digital Library on Green Mobility (DLGM) portal for Low Carbon Transport, especially Electric Mobility, in...
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NDC Update Vietnam: Focus on Credibility

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Viet Nam kick-starts Transformation of its Transport Sector

“If policy measures are not taken, GHG emissions from the transport sector are expected to triple...
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ASEAN Smart City Summit 2020

At the ASEAN Smart City Summit on 22 Oct 2020, Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport and the NDC...
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“This Commitment to Decarbonising Urban Transport is Paying off”

In August 2020, the MobiliseYourCity Partnership published the annual “MobiliseYourCity Global Monitor 2020“. In this interview,...
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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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Taking a Turn Towards Higher Climate Ambition?

In the run-up to COP 26 and in fulfillment of the Paris Agreement, Parties to the...
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SUMP Model Terms of Reference

This document constitutes the official model of Terms of Reference for the development of a Sustainable...
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Morocco’s Transport Sector Facing COVID-19

The Covid-19 crisis is impacting the functioning of our mobility and transport as never before. It...
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Virtual Kick-off Event: NDC-Transport Initiative for Asia – India Component

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the online kick-off event of the Nationally...
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User Manual for the MYC Emissions Calculator

This user guide provides an overview of the background, methodology and design of the MobiliseYourCity Emisisons...
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Taxes and Congestion Charges: Study Identifies Financing Mechanisms for Sustainable Mobility

With the aim of increasing the resources that can be allocated to sustainable urban mobility projects...
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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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Green Light for Improving the Efficiency of Freight Transport in Indonesia

The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation’s Directorate General of Land Transportation and GIZ have signed a Cooperation...
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Content Overview Transparency Toolkit

This content overview helps you navigate through the toolkit. General Information This toolkit on MRV is...
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How COVID-19 Recovery Plans around the world enhance Transport Climate Ambition

The direction of countries’ COVID-19 recovery plans will determine the world’s climate and sustainable development trajectory...
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Seven Essentials of Designing and Monitoring a Climate Change Strategy for the Transport Sector

When the Advancing Transport Climate Strategies (TraCS) project started in 2017, the implementation of Kenya’s Climate Change...
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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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Future Mobility a Core Pillar in Germany’s COVID-19 Recovery Programme

To revive its virus struck economy, the German government agreed on a 130 billion Euro stimulus plan. Measures addressing the transport sector are...
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Electric Mobility to Enhance NDC Ambitions

Latin America currently contributes 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, estimations show that, without firm...
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COVID-19 Recovery Programmes and PtX in Transport

Power to X (PtX) based on green hydrogen (H2) is one important route to advance the...
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Digital Applications and their Influence on Mobility in Kenya

The service is super!  Rachel Kamau, as she waits for her ride-hailed minivan Over the past...
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New Tool: The MobiliseYourCity Emissions Calculator

The MobiliseYourCity Emissions Calculator supports cities and countries in calculating GHG emissions in transport as well...
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New Energy Buses in China

Electro-mobility and New Energy Vehicles (NEV) are important elements of the Chinese government’s strategy to promote...
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Towards E-buses in Colombia

Public transport systems electrification is essential for the Colombian National Government in order to reduce GHG...
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Will the Corona Crisis Help or Hurt the Freight Decarbonisation Agenda?

The freight and logistic sector ensures a smooth operation of supply chains in order to provide...
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NDC Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA)

Supporting the development of climate-friendly transport policies at national, provincial and municipal level
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Enhancing Climate Ambition in Transport

On Wednesday, April 22, GIZ together with the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLOCAT) organized...
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Chile Submits New Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)

In its new Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), Chile takes a carbon budgeting approach. This means that...
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Advocacy Campaign to Raise Ambition in Transport

It is more important than ever for countries to set ambitious climate goals to tackle global...
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Cost-Benefit-Analysis

This tool presents guidance on how to conduct a Cost-Benefit-Analysis by explaining concepts and describing methodologies....
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The Key to Decarbonize Freight Transport?

Freight transport in China accounts for about 700Mt of CO2 emissions. This is about 67 percent...
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In Search of a Universal Tool to Quantify Emissions

Berlin, 6th of March 2020, it is cold and rainy in Berlin, but the debate in...
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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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Curridabat and Montes de Oca Seek to Become Model Cities for Urban Cycling

San José, Costa Rica, February 12, 2020. With support of the Euroclima+ programme, the Costa Rican...
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15 Electric Buses to Be Rolled Out on Costa Rican Streets in 2020

An important aspect of Costa Rica’s ambitious plan to decarbonize its economy until 2050 includes the...
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Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Tackle Climate Change

Could you imagine receiving your latest overseas delivery via a carbon neutral cargo ship? How about...
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Green Hydrogen and Power to X – The Silver Bullet for Decarbonizing Transport?

“We have to highlight this idea of PtX – For aviation, it could be the solution.”...
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Picking Berlin and London’s Brains to design the Bangkok Clean Air Zone

Bangkok year-round suffers from severe air pollution (PM2.5 emissions), 72% of which being caused by the...
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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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Tunisia presents first National GHG Transport Mitigation Concept

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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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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7 Questions for 2 Women in Kenya’s Climate Change Coordination Unit

Background The transport sector is by far much more male dominated than other sectors of the...
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Latin American Regional Workshop

Developing policies and strategies that contribute to the decarbonisation of the transport sector is essential for...
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First Regional Training on Prioritising Mitigation Actions in Transport

34 participants from Ministries of Transport and Ministries of Environment across Africa underwent a hands-on training on...
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Kenya’s Transport Sector – The Pacesetters of Climate Change Reporting

What is the point of doing something if you are not going to measure progress and...
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A brushstroke for better mobility in Costa Rica

Green, blue, orange – in November 2019, pedestrians, cyclists and particularly drivers in Costa Rica’s Greater...
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Power to X

The International PtX Hub: Catalyzing green hydrogen on a global scale
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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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Without the Transport Sector, the Paris Agreement’s Goal Is Out of Reach

In order to stay in line with the climate target of 1.5°C we need to ramp...
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Time is Running Out – Carbon Markets Cannot Replace More Ambitious National Commitments – Particularly in Transport

  At the UN Climate Conference (COP25) that just ended in Madrid, acting COP President Carolina...
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New Online Training Programme: Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs)

The EUROCLIMA+ Urban Mobility Component Community of Practice has launched the blended-learning course for practitioners in...
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CHANGING TRANSPORT at COP25

According to UN Environment’s latest Emissions Gap Report, current ambition under the Paris Agreement are not...
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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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Moving Chile

Upscaling Electric Mobility in Chile and Internationally
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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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A Bike Changes Your Life in Every Way

How do women move around in Latin American cities? Lina Esperanza Mendoza bets on the bicycle...
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Transitioning to Low Carbon Sea Transport in the Republic of Marshall Islands

Supports the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) in delivering its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
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Ambato strengthens its Commitment to Sustainable Mobility

With the purpose of reversing the trend of intensive vehicle use, greenhouse gas emissions and rapid...
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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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Pathway Towards Low-Carbon Transport in Vietnam

Rapid growth in transport activities since the late 1990s is endangering the achievement of climate targets...
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Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning in Metropolitan Regions

The SUMP topic guides were created to supplement the guidelines. They were also updated with the...
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SUMP Guidelines 2.0

This is Europe’s major strategic planning instrument for authorities to develop and implement a long-term sustainable...
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Webinar: Transport NDC – Building Efficiency and Competitive Transport

On August 28th, the GIZ Office in Peru will hold the Webinar: Transport NDC – Building...
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Improving Air Quality for Peruvian Cities and Citizens

Breathing clean air and having a clinical history free of respiratory diseases are luxuries that millions...
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Activating Long-Term Dialogue and Cooperation

How to further activate long-term dialogue and cooperation between beneficiary cities and countries was a focus...
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