Sustainable Mobility for All

At the Climate Action Summit 2016, -the World Bank Group president called for action to bring greater coherence and accelerate efforts to unify and transform the transport sector. He proposed to develop, with interested transport stakeholders, a new and strategic global initiative that will support the implementation of the SDGs and transform the sector. This announcement was greeted by the former Secretary General of the United Nations.Out of this Call for Action, Sustainable Mobility for All™ was born.

In January 2017, the initiative was formally established during the first Transport Consortium Meeting in Washington DC, with a charter, a workplan and an interim governance arrangement.

Sustainable Mobility for All™ brings together a diverse and influential group of transport stakeholders, with a commitment to speak with one global voice and act collectively to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) and transform the transport sector.

We stand for a mobility of goods and people that is:

  • Equitable: That is ensuring that transport is connecting people and communities to jobs, schools and health care and in the delivery of goods and services to rural and urban areas, thus providing all with equal opportunities and leaving no one behind.

  • Efficient This will ensure that the increased demand for mobility is met at the least possible for society taking into account road, rail, maritime, ferry and air transport, as well as non-motorized transport, such as cycling and walking.

  • Safe:That is reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities from transportation mishaps across all modes of transport.

  • Green : This will seek to lower the environmental footprint of the transport sector to combat climate change and pollution.

We are reshaping the mobility agenda through:

  • Advocacy:for greater coherence in international, national, and local transport policies and investments. More coherence means more predictability—a key factor to attract private investments and make real changes happen.

  • Actions: (policy reforms and investments) for supporting the world towards a mobility pattern that is sustainable. Laying out a roadmap of actions for the international community to consider in order to achieve equitable access, efficient, safe and green mobility will be a priority.

  • Financing:for delivering the “right” mobility. Sum4All and its partners will work towards increasing and directing financing to achieve the four global objectives.