Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI)

The Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) is the leading global implementation initiative on urban mobility formed through 11 prestigious partners. They are all united by one big goal: changing mobility for the benefit of humanity and the environment, with an eye on a better future.

TUMI supports transport projects allaround the world and enables policymakers to transform urban mobility. TUMI is based on three pilars: innovation, knowledge, investment. TUMI supports innovative pilotprojects around the whole world. TUMIshares knowledge with planners aboutmodern mobility concepts, inworkshops and conferences. TUMIinvests in construction andmodernisation of sustainable urbaninfrastructure.


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Project Information


Countries: Global

Duration: TUMI was founded in 2016.

Funder: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Secretariat: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • German Federal Ministry for economic cooperation and development (BMZ)
  • C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
  • Development Bank of Latin America (CAF)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)
  • Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
  • Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)
  • German Development Bank (KfW)
  • Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLOCAT)
  • UN-Habitat
  • World Resources Institute (WRI)

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