SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY FOR ALL

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March 08, 2019
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, Dr. Nancy Vandycke, Program Manager of the Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) initiative and an Economic Advisor at the World Bank’s Transport Global Practice, has been recognized by the international community for her contribution to the global mobility agenda.
March 01, 2019
Latest updates on the work of SuM4All, sustainable mobility news from around the world, upcoming events and more.
February 22, 2019
Some 20 Ministers and vice-Ministers, alongside 400 representatives of governments and key transport stakeholders from 75 countries met in Geneva this week to discuss how automation of transport systems can be leveraged to make mobility more accessible, efficient, safe and green.
February 21, 2019
Opening the inaugural edition of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Congress in his city, the Mayor of Bilbao Juan Mari Aburto, called on attendees to consider the “widest possible vision” of sustainable mobility in their discussions. Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) responded to this call.
October 09, 2018
In case you haven’t heard, plastic straws are bad news for the planet. This much was made clear over the summer as a surge of anti-straw sentiment spread across many countries. News channels all over the world highlighted how this small and light piece of hollow plastic has been contaminating the oceans and posing a risk to the environment.
October 09, 2018
Low- and middle- income countries typically lack adequate systems for collecting road crash data. This limits their capacity to monitor, effectively advocate for, manage and efficiently improve road safety.
October 09, 2018
Only recently Access (to jobs, markets, public services, social interaction) has been recognised as the real objective of mobility of people, and the final justification of transport activity. It is also recognised that lack of access creates very significant loss of opportunities and of quality of life in general, thus making it a very real factor of social exclusion.
July 11, 2018
The Chinese government, based on its commitment to carbon reduction in the Paris Climate Agreement, laid out its intention to achieve peak CO₂ emissions by 2030, and to make its best effort to peak as early as possible. It committed to lowering CO₂ emissions per unit of GDP by 60–65 percent of their 2005 levels and to increasing the share of non-fossil fuels in primary energy consumption to about 20 percent.