The transport sector contributes to 27% of energy-related CO2 emissions and is the fastest growing sector in terms of greenhouse (GHG) emissions in developing countries.
Bridging the Gap is a multi-stakeholder initiative to link climate change and land transport more closely and gain better recognition of its potential in mitigating GHG emissions. This is further strengthened by supporting SLoCaT, the Sustainable Low Carbon Transport Partnership.
The UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Programme published a report on Mobilising Private-Sector Engagement in LEDS and NAMAS: Lessons Learned from the UNDP's Low emission Capacity Building Programme.
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The winner of the 2014 Enterprising City/State MobiPrize is MobiLab, a project of the municipal Department of Transport (SMT) of São Paulo. MobiLab has created a framework geared to catalyzing future and ongoing growth in sustainable mobility.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the names of the 12 members of his High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, which includes BtG member - UITP Secretary General Alain Flausch.
An update in the global database of bus rapid transport (BRT) data has shown an increase in the number and length of BRT lines in recent months. 180 municipalities now have dedicated bus routes, 12 more than reported in April 2014.
The Bogota Declaration is the main outcome of the Rio+20 High Level Dialogue on Sustainable Cities, Transport and Tourism, held on 10-12 August in Bogota, Columbia. The document emphasises the importance of cities in achieving sustainable development...
The Global Calculator project led by the UK DECC provides a tool for exploring the impact of different sectors' future emissions pathways based on four levels of effort. The tool highlights transport as a major contributor to global transport emissio...
Features the articles: 'Outcomes from Bonn, June 2014; 'Developments for sustainable transport at the UN Climate Summit and the High Level Event on 22nd September'; 'Bridging the Gap at Leipzig' as well as the usuals: Climate Fin...
Take a look at the new BtG flyer!Provides information on what the initiative is about, our core messages and key events including Transport Day 2014.