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Low Emission Zones – New Factsheet on Examples from Berlin, London, and Beijing

As a continuation of traffic restricting measures introduced during the Olympic Games in 2008, the municipal government of Beijing strictly banned heavy polluting vehicles from driving inside of the capital’s 5th ring road. The heavy-polluting…

Financing Sustainable Urban Transport – International Review of National Urban Transport Policies and Programmes

Sustainable urban transport (SUT) systems are urgently needed in developing and emerging economies world-wide. Fast rates of motorisation, especially increases in private car ownership and travel have already turned congestion, air pollution and noise into…

Report: Data Availability for Measuring and Reporting Transport related Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Chinese Cities

China, one of the most rapidly growing countries in the world, is experiencing rapid and substantial growth in economic and motorized mobility. Transport related energy consumption and pollution problems are poised to soar further. In…

Final Workshop Summary Report on Financing Sustainable Urban Transport

How to finance Sustainable Urban Transport was the main question during the 3-days workshop Prospects for National-Level Programmes and Funds for Sustainable Urban Transport in China. From 1st to 3rd of November 2012  GIZ,  EMBARQ …

Reducing Carbon Emissions through TDM Strategies

Conventional transport planning solutions often have effects contradicting transport system efficiency and emission reduction targets. Innovative and effective transport demand management solutions, however, help to achieve multiple planning objectives. Based on the existing knowledge in…