SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY FOR ALL

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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
July 17, 2017
One of the toughest environmental and social challenges of our time is managing the mobility of people and goods. By 2030, passenger traffic will exceed 80,000 billion passenger-kilometers—a fifty percent increase—and freight volume will grow by 70 percent globally.
Source: Huffington Post
October 18, 2017
The answer, unfortunately, is not very. The world is off track to achieving sustainable mobility. The demand for moving people and goods across the globe is increasingly met at the expense of future generations.
May 29, 2017
The transport sector is changing at breakneck speed. By 2030, global passenger traffic is set to rise by 50%, and freight volume by 70%. By 2050, we will have twice as many vehicles on the road, with most of the increase coming from emerging markets, where steady economic expansion is creating new lifestyle expectations and mobility aspirations.
March 27, 2017
Development practitioners often rely on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) performance indicators to assess the results of a transport project. Collecting indicators before, during, and after a project allows us to gain insights about project execution and project outputs, which can help us, for example, measure changes in travel time or Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system ridership.
February 23, 2017
In March, the international community of statisticians will gather in New York and Ottawa to discuss and agree on a global indicator framework for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the 169 targets of the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. The task at hand is ambitious. In 2015, heads of state from around the world committed to do nothing less than “transform our world”.