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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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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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Conference: Electric Bus Fleets – Managing the Transition

Cities around the world are fighting with air pollution and Bangkok is no exception. Transport, and...
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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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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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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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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”

With these materials, you will be able to: Understand basic finance related concepts and terms such...
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Mastering Mobility Training on SUMPs and Finance

In this training, a combination of guest speakers from international lending institutions and MobiliseYourCity partners speak...
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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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Content Overview NUMP Toolkit

General Information Highlights the relevance of sustainable urban mobility from a societal point of view, introduces...
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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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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

Work in progress.
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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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