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June 4, 2019

Urban freight and supply chain connectivity in a changing global economy

May 28, 2019

Entebbe and Jinja, pioneering cities for EcoMobility SHIFT+ in Africa

May 28, 2019

EcoMobility SHIFT+ Tool helps cities to assess urban mobility system pioneered in China

May 28, 2019

EcoLogistics webinar #2: Good practices for low carbon freight in Latin American cities (in Spanish)

May 28, 2019

CitiesSHIFT webinar #2: Accelerating electrification in public transport: Policy and financing framework

May 17, 2019

CitiesSHIFT webinar: Stakeholder participation in sustainable mobility planning

March 1, 2019

Webinar: Get Moving: Expanding active transportation in your communities

Join us in the webinar on Get Moving: Expanding active transportation in your communities on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 13:00 – 14:30 (EST). Active transportation helps […]
February 19, 2019

TUMI Network’s webinar: Creating a walking and cycling culture in African cities

Following the TUMI Network’s webinar on improving walkability in African cities in January 2019, this second webinar explored walking and cycling culture in African cities as […]
February 18, 2019

EcoLogistics webinar: Introduction to sustainable urban freight transport

January 24, 2019

TUMI Network’s webinar: Improving the walkability of African cities

On behalf of the TUMI Network, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability organized the webinar: Improving the walkability of African cities on Thursday 31 January 2019 from 15:00 […]
January 7, 2019

EcoLogistics Team Commence City Assessment Visits

EcoLogistics – Low Carbon Freight for Sustainable Cities project team commenced city assessment visits to Panaji, Kochi and Shimla to initiate project activities. The project is […]
January 7, 2019

EcoLogistics Project Presented at Urban Mobility India Conference and Expo 2018

Mr. Ashish Rao Ghorpade, Deputy Director, ICLEI South Asia presented EcoLogistics: Low Carbon Freight for Sustainable Cities project at the Urban Freight technical session during the […]
January 7, 2019

The EcoLogistics – Low Caron Freight for Sustainable cities kicks off in India

The national kick-off workshop for the project “EcoLogistics – Low Caron Freight for Sustainable cities” was organised on the 31st of October in New Delhi. The […]
January 7, 2019

ICLEI South Asia participates in the global urban dialogue at ICLEI World Congress 2018

ICLEI South Asia participated in the ICLEI World Congress 2018 which was held in Montreal, Canada from the 19th to 22nd of June. The Congress brought together over […]
January 7, 2019

EcoLogistics project begins in three Indian cities to streamline urban freight movement

With the aim to streamline urban freight movement and to reduce emission from urban freight sector, ICLEI South Asia is starting the EcoLogistics project in three […]
January 3, 2019

3 Argentine cities join global effort to update urban freight through EcoLogistics

“The national kick-off meeting reinforced the idea that the national governments work with cities directly,” says Pablo Tabares, director of ICLEI’s EcoLogistics project in South America. […]
December 13, 2018

Building an African TUMI Network!

Invited by ICLEI and GIZ, 19 cities from the African continent participated in the 2-day kick-off event on the TUMI Network of High Ambition Leaders. Hosted by […]
December 10, 2018

Bringing sustainable logistics onto the radar

Tsu-Jui Cheng is Programme Manager and Global Coordinator of the Sustainable Urban Mobility and EcoMobility Team at the ICLEI World Secretariat in Bonn and Himanshu Raj […]
December 10, 2018

Sustainable urban freight surges forward in India, Colombia and Argentina

31 October and 9 November marked the official commencement of ICLEI EcoLogistics project. The project is designed to reduce the emissions impact of urban freight and […]
December 10, 2018

Why urban freight can no longer be an afterthought

Freight vehicles account for up to 40 percent of road usage and 40 percent of CO2 emissions in urban environments worldwide, however the impact of urban […]
November 30, 2018

How to advance smart and green mobility for harbor cities

November 29, 2018

Harnessing the potential to create a sustainable mobility future

July 17, 2018

Dockless bike share: How to get the most out of it?

July 5, 2018

From evolutionary transport to revolutionary mobility: What should local governments consider

June 5, 2018

Gender equality in transport: Reflections from WomenMobilizeWomen conference

May 18, 2018

International Summer School 2018: Sustainable Mobility Made in Leipzig

March 16, 2018

Nominate Your City for the 2019 Sustainable Transport Award

November 20, 2017

All about the EcoMobility World Festival in October 2017

October 27, 2017

EcoMobility sessions 2017@COP23

October 23, 2017

Global Mobility Report 2017

October 8, 2017

EcoMobility Alliance Report 2016-2017

October 5, 2017

Extension of the EcoMobility Alliance for Kaohsiung

September 25, 2017

The Kaohsiung Strategies for the Future of Urban Mobility

September 15, 2017

How Kaohsiung is helping local residents embrace a new transportation culture

September 4, 2017

Why cities should engage with autonomous driving

August 17, 2017

Daar es Salaam, winner of the 2018 Sustainable Transport Award

August 17, 2017

Upload your ecomobile efforts to the carbonn Climate Registry!

July 4, 2017

Shared, Livable, and Intelligent are this years themes for the EcoMobility Congress

June 27, 2017

Santiago de Chile, winner of the 2017 Sustainable Transport Award

June 23, 2017

WWF’s One Planet City Challenge for cities developing low-carbon, climate-resilient transport and mobility solutions

June 23, 2017

Webinar: How to bring quality public transport projects from idea to operation?

June 22, 2017

TUMI Practitioners’ Conference “Strengthening Urban Mobility Governance”

June 22, 2017

International Summer School – “Sustainable Mobility”

June 15, 2017

Dresden’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan 2025plus

June 9, 2017

Applications for the global IRU Smart Move Bus and Coach Awards – companies and cities – Deadline 7 July

May 15, 2017

Webinar on Road safety, active mobility & health: How local and global agendas become reality by better design and planning

April 25, 2017

Webinar on National decarbonisation strategies in the transport sector: the example of Germany

April 25, 2017

Global case studies on“Improving Urban Freight Efficiency”

The Pembina Institute, a Canadian environmental think-tank, just released the report “Improving Urban Freight Efficiency: Global best practices in reducing emissions in goods movement”. This report […]
April 11, 2017

Curso en Español: Movilidad Urbana Sostenible en Países en Desarrollo

Lanzamiento del curso en línea “Movilidad Urbana Sostenible en Países en Desarrollo” el próximo 8 de mayo de 2017, en colaboración con la Deutsche Gesellschaft für […]
April 10, 2017

International Mayors Forum on Sustainable Mobility

April 10, 2017

Unexplored aspects of transportation in urban resilience

April 6, 2017

Nominate Your City for the 2018 Sustainable Transport Award STAWARD.ORG

March 21, 2017

Strengthening Urban Mobility Governance

EcoMobility sessions at the International Transport Forum 2017
March 2, 2017

New partner for EcoMobility: World’s Road Transport Organisation (IRU)

February 16, 2017

EcoMobility in the context of rural – urban connectivity

January 31, 2017

Real parking needs revealed

November 7, 2016

EcoMobility Days: Exploring ways to implement the New Urban Agenda with urban mobility at the core

October 21, 2016

EcoMobility Day 5: Towards Livable Cities – The Role of Urban Mobility

October 19, 2016

EcoMobility Open Days: Discussing the future of urban mobility

The third and fourth days of the EcoMobility days brought together transportation experts and local representatives to exchange on numerous key topics to advance sustainable urban […]
October 18, 2016

Ecomobility: the key to integrated urban mobility

October 17, 2016

Changemakers gather in Quito to discuss sustainable urban mobility under the New Urban Agenda

September 29, 2016

Chinese version of GIZ-SUTP’s “On-Street Parking Management”

GIZ-SUTP’s technical document “On-Street Parking Management” is now available in Chinese language. The document provides an overview of the different approaches to on-street parking management and […]
September 29, 2016

10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport in different languages

Based on the approach “avoid-shift-improve”, the GIZ urban mobility team has designed a vibrant infographic on 10 principles for sustainable urban transport. Have a look at […]
September 29, 2016

Six Recommendations for Taxi Regulation

Taxis play an important role in almost every city in the world. However, this role varies from city to city – “taxi” does not refer to […]
September 26, 2016

Register now: One day workshop “Towards Livable Cities – The Role of Urban Mobility” – October 20, 2016 // Quito, Ecuador

Parallel to the HABITAT-III conference, GIZ SUTP, together with ICLEI and the Ecuadorian Ministerio de Desarrollo Urbano y Vivienda (MIDUVI) will deliver the one day workshop […]
September 11, 2016

Global EcoMobility Forum: Reinventing Urban Mobility

September 11, 2016

Global Harbor Cities Forum and EcoMobility Forum 2016

Kaohsiung hosted two events this September in relation to sustainable urban mobility: the Global Harbor Cities Forum and EcoMobility Forum 2016. The Global Harbor Cities Forum […]
September 11, 2016

Walk21 Hong Kong Walking and Liveable Communities 3-7 October 2016

On October 3-7, Civic Exchange and Walk 21 are hosting the 17th International Walk21 Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities in Hong Kong. Join this premier […]
September 11, 2016

International Summer School Sustainable Mobility Made in Leipzig

Main room where 100 participants shared, learned and worked in the case study of Leipzig The city of Leipzig, Germany, hosted a workshop of one week […]
September 3, 2016

Workshop on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Urban Planning at the Better Air Quality 2016 Conference

Together with Clean Air Asia (CAA) and GIZ, ICLEI conducted a workshop on Land-use and transport on the 02 September 2016 during the Better Air Quality […]
August 1, 2016

Air pollution increasing in cities

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 80% of the urban population lives exposed to polluted air and it is in low-income cities where […]
July 28, 2016

Transport and mobility in the New Urban Agenda

Every 20 years, the Habitat conference on urbanization series is celebrated to promote a new model of urban development that is able to integrate all facets […]
July 25, 2016

Welcome Shimla! new member of the EcoMobility Alliance

We are proud to welcome Shimla into the EcoMobility Alliance! The city is located on the Himalayan mountains in India and is a city commited to […]
July 22, 2016

Electromobility – Overview, Examples, Approaches. Publication by GIZ – SUTP

The Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) as part of GIZ has recently released a publication on Electromobility. The challenges in urban transport in regards to the […]
July 15, 2016

Urban Mobility Plan of Barcelona 2013-2018 featuring “Superblocks”

With a clear regulatory framework set in place, the city of Barcelona has created its Urban Mobility Plan of Barcelona 2013-2018. The objectives include safe, sustainable, […]
July 13, 2016

Seoul, the future capital of cycling in Asia

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, has taken the lead in cycling in the Asian Continent and aims at improving the modal share of bicycles to […]
July 12, 2016

ITDP’s The BRT Standard

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is becoming more and more common as a mobility solution to many cities around the globe. It delivers fast, comfortable and cost […]
June 28, 2016

Winners of the 2017 International Sustainable Transport Award

Santiago, Chile to Win International Sustainable Transport Award Windhoek, Namibia and Curitiba, Brazil to receive honorable mention
June 26, 2016

ICLEI and GIZ Workshop on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Urban Planning

Over 40 participants attended the GIZ and ICLEI workshop on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Urban Planning. The workshop was conducted during the biennial Cities for Mobility International conference from the 20-21 June 2016, in Stuttgart, Germany. The audience included academics, local government officials, mayors, practitioners and urban planners.
June 17, 2016

International Summer School

As part of Leipzig’s engagement to the EcoMobility Alliance, the city would like to invite Alliance Cities to a Workshop planned in 2016 from 15 – […]
June 13, 2016

Launching of the Global Decarbonising Transport Project

The International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD has launched this past May a major global initiative towards carbon-free transport. The Decarbonising Transport project is supported […]
June 10, 2016

Shared mobility publication by EY

EY, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services has recently released a publication on shared mobility. It analyses the relevance of shared mobility […]
June 9, 2016

City of Gothenburg is transforming highways into city streets

The city of Gothenburg has 10 000 new inhabitants per year with a dense city center but a rather sprawled intermediate city. Much of this sprawl […]
June 8, 2016

Alliance cities featured in a shifting mobility publication by Xerox

Xerox has recently published a case study publication that showcases city examples that showcase mobility re-invented urban mobility. These examples show how innovative solutions not only […]
June 6, 2016

EcoMobility Session at the German Habitat Forum 2016

During the German Habitat Forum held on 1-2 June 2016 in Berlin, Germany, a series of parallel workshops took place covering several topics contributing to the debate on sustainable solutions to urban challenges. ICLEI partnered with FIA Foundation, the Green Climate Fund and the City of Johannesburg to conduct a session titled Mitigating climate change through sustainable urban mobility. Representatives of local governments showcased real examples of how implementing ecomobility has strengthened their climate change mitigation strategy.
June 3, 2016

Welcoming Leipzig to the EcoMobility Alliance

The EcoMobility Alliance continues to grow as we welcome our new member: Leipzig, Germany. Our participation is now made up of over 20 cities in 13 […]
May 26, 2016

Technical Expert Meeting on shifting to more Efficient Public Transport and increasing Energy Efficiency of Vehicles

The UNFCCC Technical Experts Meeting on Shifting to More Efficient Public Transport and Increasing Energy Efficiency of Vehicles was hosted this May in Bonn, Germany. During […]
April 29, 2016

Welcoming Curitiba, Brasil to the EcoMobility Alliance

We are pleased to introduce our new EcoMobility Alliance city: Curitiba, Brasil, who recently joined us. Curitiba is clearly a leading city in sustainable mobility with […]
April 26, 2016

Winners of the 2015 European sustainable urban mobility awards

This year, the winners of the 2015 European sustainable urban mobility awards are Murcia (Spain)and Malmö (Sweden). Murcia (Spain) was awarded the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2015  given […]
April 20, 2016

Why bike-sharing is safer

Studies have shown that in the USA, there has been a zero fatality rate in bike sharing and a report by the Mineta Transportation Institute states […]
April 13, 2016

Nominations for the 2017 Sustainable Transport Award are still open.

The Sustainable Transport Award is given to cities who have a profound leadership, vision and achievement in sustainable transportation and urban livability. These strategies have impacts […]
April 5, 2016

New publication from SUTP “On-Street Parking Management”

This new publication by the SUTP focuses on issues regarding unmanaged and illegal parking in cities and how On Street Parking Management can support creating a […]
April 1, 2016

Fuel-cell cars future for Japan

Japan will aim at 40,000 hydrogen-powered cars by 2020 to add to the existing 400 vehicles and 80 hydrogen stations. To push this forward, Japan will […]
March 31, 2016

Cities that promote health

Cities are providing built environments that expose people to health impacts. The public spaces available for the citizens are generally consisted of streets (70-90%) and it […]
March 30, 2016

Transformation of Austin’s Mobility System

Austin, Texas is one of the fastest growing cities in the US and along with this great transportation challenges. To bring solutions to the city, the […]
March 8, 2016

Women traveling safe and secure by FIA Foundation

Many studies show that all over the world women use all forms of public transport (formal and informal, including minibus services, shared taxis etc) more than men and, more importantly, they usually rely on it more than men as they have fewer or no other mobility choices. Yet they are also more worried about using it, as their personal security is frequently compromised, and it appears that this may be getting worse rather than better.
March 7, 2016

OP-ED: On their own but not alone by Ivan de La Lanza

Johannesburg and Mexico City, and many other cities around the world, have started a mobility revolution, who transform not only the cities by themselves but also brings associated benefits like equity, democracy, human scale, community engagement, healthier, safer streets for children and sustainable solutions to urgent climate change matters.
March 7, 2016

Electric Autorickshaws in India

In Bengaluru, India, auto rickshaws are the main pollutants in transport and a electric alternatives are now a solution that is being piloted in the city.
March 4, 2016

International Transport Experts visit Kaohsiung

A two day workshop was held in Kaohsiung City in March to provide suggestions for the “EcoMobility World Festival 2017” to be hosted in Kaohsiung City […]
March 2, 2016

Innovative street projects for London

Four innovative schemes that will transform streets in London have been awarded grants from Transport for London (TfL). The grants are given to push innovative solutions to the use of the limited road space in London to address congestion, overcrowding, air quality and noise pollution.
February 19, 2016

First public photovoltaic km road in France

Over the next five years, France will build their first photovoltaic road in their country as well as the first photovoltaic public road system. The road […]
January 29, 2016

World Health Organisation report on active mobility

Physical activity behaviours across the life-course can be heavily influenced by childhood experience. Creating safe, physical activity-friendly communities, which enable, and encourage the use of active transport (walking, cycling etc.) and participation in an active lifestyle and physical activities, will benefit all communities. Particular attention needs to be given to improving access to, and participation in, physical activity for children already affected by overweight and obesity, disadvantaged children, girls and children with disabilities.
January 29, 2016

5 ways to achieve sustainable urban transportation

During the Transforming Transportation conference, different stakeholders met to discuss the topic of sustainable transportation in cities. The relevance of shifting car centered cities to people […]
January 27, 2016

Welcoming Burgas to the EcoMobility Alliance

The EcoMobility Alliance is proud to welcome our newest member, the city of Burgas, Bulgaria. Burgas is a prominent example for EcoMobility globally and has undergone the […]
January 21, 2016

Call for Papers now Open for the International Walk21 Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities!

Walk21 invites you to submit a paper for their first conference in the Asian region. In partnership with Civic Exchange, the 17th annual International Walk21 Conference […]
January 20, 2016

Kaohsiung is the new EcoMobility Alliance chair for 2016 – 2017

The EcoMobility Alliance is planned for a span of 6 years with 3 phases of 2 years each. The EcoMobility Alliance is currently composed of 18 […]
January 14, 2016

2016 Sustainable Transport Award to Yichang, China

Yichang, China, won with is new BRT, public spaces, parking policies along with cycling and pedestrian infrastructure. The honorable mention went to Moskow, Russia and Rosario, […]
January 13, 2016

The most cycle-friendly city

The Dutch and the Danish are the countries that have most invested in cycling and this has created the “cycling utopias” of today. The top bicycle […]
December 14, 2015

EcoMobility: Actions Speak Louder than Words

On Saturday, 5 December, six visionary city leaders came together in the Cities & Regions Pavilion to display their actions to advance ecomobility in their cities. […]
November 19, 2015

Pilot delivery system for Gothenburg, Sweden

The city of Gothenburg, Sweden helped launch Stadsleveransen (the City Delivery) to pool together deliveries for shops and businesses of a central area. Private transport companies […]
November 18, 2015

The Johannesburg Declaration on Ecomobility in Cities

November 7, 2015

Urban transport and climate change

Urban transport and climate change Cities in many parts of the world are growing rapidly and, according to projections, two thirds of the world population will […]
August 20, 2015

Co-benefits of making cities ecomobile

Realizing ecomobility in cities does not only improve the local transport conditions, but also offers wider sustainable development benefits as much as transportation affects every aspect […]
April 3, 2015

Transforming Mobility in Our Cities

(Speech delivered by ICLEI’s Secretary General Mr. Gino Van Begin at the High Level Discussion Forum, Bogota, Colombia on August 2014) I believe that we all […]
August 15, 2014

São Paulo, Brazil, wins the Enterprising City/State MobiPrize 2014

The winner of the 2014 Enterprising City/State MobiPrize is MobiLab from São Paulo, Brazil! Through the MobiLab, the municipal Department of Transport (SMT) of São Paulo has created […]
August 4, 2014

Interview with the Mayor of Changwon: Mayor Ahn Sang-soo

Mr. Ahn Sang-soo is the newly elected mayor of Changwon City. He is also the new chairperson of the EcoMobility Alliance. Mayor Ahn is a lawyer […]