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Content Overview SUMP Toolkit

General Information and Outreach This introductory chapter provides information on the concept of SUMPs, its global...
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Cycling study will promote sustainable mobility in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area

Due to the need to mobilize daily from peripheral municipalities to central municipalities, the majority of...
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New training for bankable sustainable mobility in Latin America

The innovate course provides tools to formulate sustainable mobility initiatives with a climate perspective The formulation...
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Raising the Voice in South East Europe on Transport

This year, Transport and Climate Change Week brought together experts and decision-makers from all around the...
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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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Out now! SLOCAT Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report, 2nd edition

Moving the world towards zero transport emissions requires fast and fundamental changes at all scales. Yet...
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Urban Transport in the Covid-19 Pandemic context

Opportunities towards sustainable, low-carbon mobility in Peru Peru is the third most affected country in Latin...
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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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Moving towards a national e-mobility in Uruguay

The role of NUMPs in promoting electric mobility Due to urban growth of recent decades, governments...
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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 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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Transport and Climate Change Week

Building confidence in change  For the fourth time we bring together experts and decision-makers from all around...
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MobiliseYourCity at the European Development Days

A leading example of European cooperation for sustainable urban mobility Urban mobility is an essential sector...
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Blog: Tuc tucs, the electric vehicles that will help women entrepreneurs in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala

Get to know the story of Sariah Caniz, a woman that works for a greener mode...
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Four ways how transport projects at GIZ are going #digitalbydefault in 2021

Digitalising tools, a collaboration between the Telekom and GIZ transport projects on exploring AI-solutions for mobility,...
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Zero-Emission Bus Resources from Asia

The C40 Cities Finance Facility supports clean bus fleet projects in cities across Asia and elsewhere....
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India: E-launch of Report on E-mobility & Low Carbon Passenger Road Transport

“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

Urban cycling in Costa Rica The Municipality of Montes de Oca, located in the Great Metropolitan...
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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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Launch of Report: 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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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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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 iNUA#1: 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 Practices 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 and moving towards sustainable transport

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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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: 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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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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Ecodriving Training Module

This ecodriving training module by the Irish Road Safety Authority under the national Certificate of Professional...
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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 – Managing the Transition

Thailand has been long known for its car industry and has been a supplier to major...
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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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BLOG: Towards a Better Normal: Philippine Government reorganises EDSA main road – Bus Service Modernisation

The Philippine government has for years been studying options to improve people movement along the EDSA,...
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BLOG: 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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Digital Applications and their Influence on Mobility in Kenya

“The service is super!” says Rachel Kamau, as she waits for her ride-hailed minivan.  Over the...
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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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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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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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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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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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MoU between UITP and GIZ 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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A brushstroke for better mobility

Green, blue, orange – in November 2019, pedestrians, cyclists and particularly drivers in Costa Rica’s Greater...
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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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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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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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“I wait for it. I don’t ride the old Jeepneys.” – Modernizing the Jeepney Sector

Maylin Tuano stopped riding old Jeepneys, the most dominant form of public transport, and started to...
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Webinar: 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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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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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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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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Cycling for a Low Carbon Development

Its a fact that the bicycle helps to enforce a more equal social development and that...
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Climate Finance is Key to Accelerate Action

Timely finance for the implementation of climate actions is both the key and the challenge to...
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“At its essence, the MobiliseYourCity Partnership connects!”

Since April 2019 Sasank Vemuri has followed Markus Delfs in the position of Secretariat Coordinator for...
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Build Stronger Partnerships for Successful E-Busses

In urban areas worldwide, the concerns over air quality, noise and greenhouse gas emissions are growing....
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BLOG: 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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Guadalajara and the European Union cooperate on sustainable mobility

Two projects of the Urban Mobility Component of EUROCLIMA+ are currently being implemented in the Metropolitan...
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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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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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Best Practices for Urban Mobility Planning

Many cities face major challenges due to the negative impact of increasing motorization and fast urban...
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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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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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We Don’t Need a Revolution – We Need Collaboration!

200 transport experts from 20 countries, highlighted the importance and need to change transport to limit global warming....
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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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Connecting Transport Colleagues from around the Globe

The second Changing Transport Week is coming up 24 – 28 September 2018! The one-week conference in Berlin fosters...
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Active Transport and Travel Demand Management

Between 2014 and 2016 TRANSfer supported the Colombian Government in the design of a NAMA on...
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Modernizing Public Transport in the Philippines

Modernizing Public Transport in the Philippines: The Jeepney+ NAMA The Public Utility Vehicle Modernization (PUVM) Program...
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EUROCLIMA+ Urban Mobility Reveals 19 New Projects in Latin America

The reduction of GHG emissions in the transport sector is central for achieving the Paris Agreement’s...
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A Glimpse into Germany’s Transport Sector

 “He who plants roads will harvest traffic” said Thilo Becker in his introductory talk on transport...
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EUROCLIMA+

Promoting environmentally sustainable and climate-resilient development in 18 Latin American 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

The PUV Modernization Program is “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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Further Projects

More transport & climate change projects
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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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Comprehensive Technical Guidelines for Lima’s Cycling Infrastructure

Even though Lima is described as having good geographic and climatic conditions for cycling, commutes by...
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Binding Design Standards for Cycling Infrastructure in Lima approved/Municipalidad de Lima aprueba nuevos estándares para ciclo-infraestructura

With the resolution N° 311-2017, the Metropolitan Municipality of Lima, the Peruvian capital city has adopted...
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Content Overview: Transparency Toolkit

Our designated Transparency Toolkit aims at tracking mitigation actions in the transport sector and will support...
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Sustainable Urban Mobility Indicators Project

The European Sustainable Urban Mobility Indicators Project (SUMI) developed a tool that assists cities with performing...
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Selecting the Most Effective Packages of Measures for SUMPs (CH4LLENGE Kit Manual)

The CH4LLENGE Kit Manual can also be used for cities who are already in the process...
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Mastering Mobility Training “Introduction to Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans”

These training materials will introduce you to Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning. They are structured around how...
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Mastering Mobility Training on SUMPs and Finance

These materials are dedicated to the topic of finance, more specifically financing resources and the criteria...
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Assessing the Impact of Measures and Evaluating Mobility Planning Processes

The EU project CH4LLENGE sought to identify and help assist with pressing challenges of developing, implementing...
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Manual on The Integration of Measures and Measure Packages in A SUMP: Start for Beginner Cities

Manual on The Integration of Measures and Measure Packages in A SUMP: Start for Beginner Cities...
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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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Core Indicator and Monitoring Framework

This document sets out the core indicators framework and monitoring principles for the MobiliseYourCity Partnership. Objectives...
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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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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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SWOT Analysis

A SWOT analysis helps summarize and identify the most salient points identified during a previous assessment...
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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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Case Studies Philippines and Mexico

GIZ supports public transport modernisation around the world. Here we present results and lessons learnt from...
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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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Templates for Memoranda of Understanding

Practitioners are provided with examples of previous Memoranda of Understanding (MoU), which are cooperation agreements between...
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MobiliseYourCity Partnership Model Terms of Reference

MobiliseYourCity Model Terms of Reference for the development of NUMPs includes the objectives, scope, tasks and...
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Examples of Real World NUMPs

This Tool offers a selection of several national approaches towards sustainable urban mobility from around the...
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EUROCLIMA+ Webinars: Mobility and Road Security Management

This tool includes a series of webinars held by Euroclima+ on several cross cutting topics in...
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EUROCLIMA+ Webinars: MRV

This tool includes a series of webinars held by Euroclima+ on several cross cutting topics in...
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EUROCLIMA+ Webinars: Financing

This tool includes a series of webinars held by Euroclima+ on several cross cutting topics in...
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MYC NUMP Factsheet

MYC’s NUMP Factsheet provides a compact definition of NUMPs and highlights their importance in supporting and...
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MobiliseYourCity Monitoring & Reporting Approach for GHG Emissions

This publication sets out the GHG monitoring and reporting principles for the MobiliseYourCity Partnership. A focus...
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Overview of Financing Options/Sources

These studies give an overview of possible financial mechanisms and design elements to take into consideration...
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Status Quo Case Studies and Good Practices

This compilation of documents offers various examples of final reports and case studies on the status...
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Training Materials: Cycling and Non-Motorised Transport

This tool provides a list of training measures on NUMP-related topics by various well-reputed, non-for-profit providers...
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Training Materials: Gender

This tool provides a list of training measures on NUMP-related topics by various well-reputed, non-for-profit providers...
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Training Providers

This tool provides a list of various well-reputed, non-for-profit providers of training measures on NUMP-related topics....
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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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How to Ensure Target Group Specific Communication

No one-size-fits-all: The same information may be communicated in different ways via different channels to reach...
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Stakeholder Mapping

The Stakeholder Map helps identify and visualise the relevant stakeholders and their relationships, thereby facilitating a...
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MobiliseDays Standard Terms of Reference

MobiliseDays refers to an initiation measure for the preparation of potential technical assistance. MobiliseDays focus usually...
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MobiliseYourCity Partnership support during the NUMP process

How the MobiliseYourCity Partnership can support you     The MobiliseYourCity Partnership maintains a vibrant community of...
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EUROCLIMA+ Webinars: Gender

This tool includes a series of webinars held by Euroclima+ on several cross cutting topics in...
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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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Annotated Table of Contents for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs)

The document provides information on how a SUMP (or other related strategic mobility planning document) is...
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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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