SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY FOR ALL

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October 23, 2017
Every morning, I catch the train to work. It arrives anywhere between one minute early and 10 minutes late, meaning my carefully calibrated commute (with just enough time factored in to grab a latte) is regularly thrown out of whack.
Source: New York Post
October 19, 2017
The world’s transport networks are lagging behind booming demand, and countries risk missing key development goals if access to jobs, markets and healthcare is jeopardized, the World Bank, United Nations and other agencies said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters
October 19, 2017
A new report affirms what many people already know: Harassment and physical abuse are preventing women around the world from being able to use public transportation safely.
Source: Huffington Post
October 16, 2017
ASHGABAT, TURKMENISTAN - There are 1.25 million lives lost in road accidents annually — 90 percent of these in low -income countries. Air pollution leads to around 6.5 million deaths each year. And almost 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions come from transport systems. To ensure a sustainable future for this planet, the transport sector must undergo a massive transformation.
Source: Huffington Post
January 24, 2018
Transport is not gender-neutral. This was the key message that came out of a high-level gender discussion co-hosted by the World Bank and the World Resources Institute during the recent Transforming Transportation 2018 conference, which was held in Washington DC between January 11-12, 2018.
December 14, 2017
For years, the transport sector has been looking at solutions to reduce its carbon footprint. A wide range of stakeholders has taken part in the public debate on transport and climate change, yet one mode has remained largely absent from the conversation: maritime transport.
October 30, 2017
In the 1960s, the vision of future mobility was people with jet packs and flying cars – we believed these innovations wouldn’t be far off after the moon landing in 1969. Obviously, the reality in 2017 is somewhat different.
October 27, 2017
Some might call it an existential question. Some may be surprised that the answer is not clear. When it comes to sustainable mobility initiatives and stakeholders, who is who, and who does what? Addressing these questions is a key pre-requisite to the transformation of the transport sector and the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals.