MRV Guidance

A vital step for successful implementation of a strategy, policy, programme or project is the assessment of its impact. When developing sustainable transport measures  certain aspects have to be measured, reported and verified – or MRVed. Yet how does this work for bus fleet modernisation projects?

Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring 

This comprehensive guide illustrates existing methodologies for greenhouse gas quantification of different types of transport mitigation actions. It is a volume of the UNFCCC’s Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring series. The presented methodologies cover more than 30 methodologies and tools different in terms of scale, type of intervention and affected modes. It covers eight different mitigation action types, including intra-urban mass rapid transit investments or vehicle efficiency improvement programmes.

The first and fourth chapter of the Compendium are of particular relevance for this toolkit as they focus on mass transit investments and alternative fuels incentives, regulations and production.

Name of the Document: Passenger and Freight Transport Volume. Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring.
Organisation: TraCS
Year: 2018
144 Pages | Language: English

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CDM Methodology:  Introduction of low-emission vehicles/technologies to commercial vehicle fleets

This methodology from the UNFCCC’s Clean Development Mechanism is for projects introducing low-greenhouse gas emitting vehicles for commercial passenger (including public transportation), material and freight transport. It is applicable to a variety of different vehicle technologies and types and also covers the retrofitting of existing vehicles.

Name of the Document: AMS-III.S.: Introduction of low-emission vehicles/technologies to commercial vehicle fleets — Version 4.0
Organisation: UNFCCC CDM Executive Board
Year: 2013
16 Pages | Language: English

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Friedel Sehlleier