With 184 Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) under development, and only 19 having secured (partial) funding, a large gap remains at NAMA implementation level. This is one of the findings of the Annual NAMA Status Report 2016 by Ecofys and ECN which has been launched at the UN climate summit.

Greater investment in greener, more sustainable transport systems is essential for propelling the economic and social development that is essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to an expert panel report delivered to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

India has witnessed rapid economic growth in the last two decades. One of the main factors in sustaining such accelerated economic growth has been the investment and development of critical infrastructure such as road, railways, ports and civil aviation.

Lack of investment in safe walking and cycling infrastructure is contributing to the deaths of millions of people and overlooking a great opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change, a new UN Environment report says.

Within the HABITAT process the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is increasing its engagement in urban mobility.

Many of the world’s most important cities are expanding rapidly without adequate transportation planning. People Near Rapid Transit (PNT) measures the number of residents in a city who live within a short walking distance (1 km) of high-quality rapid transit.

High levels of air pollution from transport systems in urban India pose a severe threat to public health. While long-term challenges remain to curtail pollution sources, immediate measures must be taken to minimise risks to exposed populations.

A number of social, economic, and technological trends will work together to disrupt mobility, potentially creating three new urban models by 2030. To view a city from above is to observe a world in motion.

This report provides a non-technical summary of the latest information on electric road vehicles in Europe, including those with hybrid technologies. It focuses upon electric passenger vehicles, explaining the different types that are now available on the market, how each type works, and their respective advantages and disadvantages.

The report is a detailed analysis of five sustainable urban transport projects that have the highest potential to enter successful Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangements. These projects are: city bus operations, bus terminals, Intelligent Transport Systems, Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) Schemes and street infrastructure.

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