News and Blog Posts

July 06, 2018
Sustainable Mobility for All was featured at the World Transport Convention 2018 (WTC), which brought together over 6,000 participants last month in Beijing—including high-level government officials, CEOs of companies, heads of international organizations, and academics. Specifically, SuM4All participated in the Belt and Road Initiative Transport Alliance Symposium and the Smart Urban Transport and Mobility Forum organized under the WTC umbrella.
May 04, 2018
Transport organizations have been calling for the world to embrace sustainable modes of travel for years. As of late, these calls have gotten stronger. In the past few years, many organizations and agencies have emerged with the sole objective of realizing a world in which sustainable mobility is a reality.
March 20, 2018
As part of our commitment to establish a diverse, inclusive and representative Steering Committee, SuM4All Consortium Members elected their representatives for a two year term, starting July 1st, 2018.
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
November 22, 2016
On November 26, 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon will convene the first-ever Global Conference on Sustainable Transport, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. What is at stake in this capstone two-day event? What fresh developments might it yield, and how might it change the dynamics for transport?
October 14, 2016
Next week, the international community will gather at Habitat III - the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development - to discuss important urban challenges as the world’s cities grow at an unprecedented rate.
September 12, 2016
At the recent Climate Action 2016 Summit, several key stakeholders joined the World Bank Group in a call for global and more concerted action to address the climate impact of transport, while ensuring mobility for everyone. In a month from now, the High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, which was established by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon for three years, will release its conclusions on what actions are needed to support “more sustainable transport systems”.
August 01, 2016
In September last year, the world community came together in New York and called for bold, ambitious action to save the planet and its people. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the North and South alike acknowledge the key role of transport in building a sustainable future. In November, the high-level Ministerial Conference in Brasília called for accelerated action on road safety.