To get on the pathway towards net zero carbon by the middle of the century it is essential to give particular attention to the growing emissions from the transport sector. A transparent reporting system is key, in order to better unravel the multiple impacts of policy action and to assess progress towards a sustainable transformation.
The Background Paper creates in this basis a vision for:
While SDGs and NDCs (through its VNR and Transparency Report) provide an initial foundation, more efforts are needed to create a future regional and global reporting framework on transport. The report identifies five key elements for action.
The Regional EST Forum, is currently revising its future reporting framework and policy alignment by 2021 and could be a blueprint for other regions. It could create a platform to allow the comparison of policy actions and their impacts, and to share good practices to enable sustainable mobility in Asian countries.