Good Practices SUMPs

Learning from Cities which implemented Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

This selection of Good Practices offers politicians, officials from local and national governments as well as experts a comprehensive set of reference cases of the succesful implementation of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans in different regions of the world. The selected cases show programmes from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic and Pristina, the capital of Kosovo.

Plan de Movilidad Urbana Sostenible del Gran Santo Domingo

The Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) of Santo Domingo demonstrates the implementation of an urban mobility project, covering varied issues such as demand management, public policy coherence and especially the linkage of urban policy with transport. The project thus serves as an example on how to spread a broader planning culture for a sustainable and harmonious city.

Name of the Document: Plan de Movilidad Urbana Sostenible del Gran Santo Domingo 
Author:
Mobilise your City | SYSTRA
Year: 
2019
Number of Pages: 212
Language: Spanish

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SUMP summary – Santo Domingo

The current system of transportation in the City of Santo Domingo has been mostly the result of a historically unregulated, uneven, and rapid urbanization. The results are vastly different levels of service, socio-economic activities, and quality of life across the city’s municipalities. To tackle these issues, Santo Domingo chose the most ambitious path amongst the scenarios identified for its urban mobility plan, which is largely dedicated to the development of a high capacity public transport offer.

Name of the Document: Santo Domingo SUMP Summary
Author:
MobiliseYourCity
Year: 
2021
Number of Pages: 8
Language: English

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Pristina Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Like many other European cities, Pristina suffers from traffic congestion with adverse effects on its economy, environment and image. To counter this development, a new Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan is developed to fully understand the current mobility network problems and to identify possible solutions. This document sets out the background to the transport problems in Pristina, presents a new transport vision and strategic framework and describes actions plans necessary to deliver the city’s urban mobility vision. 

Name of the Document: Pristina Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan
Author: Mott MacDonald | Municipality of Pristina
Year: 2019
Number of Pages: 196
Language: English

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SUMP summary -Yaoundé

Following the current evolution of rapid urban growth, the population will reach 5.5 million inhabitants in 2035, and the urban area will reach a radius of 25 km by the end of the century. The increase in the demand for travel, and in the rate of motorisation accompanying the rise in income, may rapidly lead to the saturation of the existing system. Hence, travel times will increase significantly along with the overall cost of travel, due to the consumption of more fuel by private vehicles and taxis. In a context of rapid economic and demographic growth, Yaoundé is tackling the most pressing issues and has adopted a coherent plan to renovate the road network, a prerequisite for the development of public transport and for better use of public space.

Name of the Document: Yaoundé SUMP Summary
Author:
MobiliseYourCity
Year: 
2021
Number of Pages: 8
Language: English

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