Thematic Strategies: Communities of Practice

Sustainable Transport

The transport of humans and goods holds major economic and social importance in maintaining expected standards of consumption and quality of life. The transport sector is one of the main consumers of fossil fuel, and hence is a major contributor to the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, accounting for 18% of total GHG emission as of 2015. The International Energy Agency (IEA) projects 50% higher transport emissions by 2060, with strong growth especially in trucks and buses. This not only increases the fossil fuel dependency, but also leads to severe impacts on social problems such as traffic congestion, poor health, noise, resource use and waste, and eventually, causes climate change. The Majority of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) identify transport as a mitigation priority. Multiple countries made sustainable and electric mobility pledge. The sustainability and electrification of transport is one of the megatrends in mobility and is an important pillar to achieve its decarbonization.

In order to remain relevant and adaptable in a challenging and uncertain future global transport environment, the Transportation CoP will target its interventions and investments in i) mainstreaming sustainable transport strategies into national, sub-national, regional, local, and sectoral policies and development plans; ii) linking sustainable transport solutions to existing transport infrastructure & system investments; and iii) facilitating the participation of the private sector in the sustainable transport industry. The CoP-Transportation has actively supported partnerships and country transport implementation in more than 20 member countries. To enhance members green growth transformation in the transport sector, the CoP-T will give priority to i) Initiating and leading innovative programs and project ideas that contribute to the organization’s strategic objectives in transport and sustainable mobility, and ii) strengthening and supporting relevant stakeholder’s capability with respect to the understanding of transport and sustainable mobility, relevant skill sets, and general project management.

Changsun Jang

Lead in Transport and Sustainable Mobility

Projects

IN22
Countries
IN22 Road map for Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption and charging infrastructure for the urban freight sector in Maharashtra
Start Date Q3 20-08-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Sustainable Transport
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KH16
Countries
KH16 Greening Mobility – Phase II
Start Date Q4 20201001
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 112,265
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Transport
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MX05
Countries
MX05 Scaling up policy and investment for gender inclusive, subnational green growth
Start Date Q1 Jan 1 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 235,056
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
  • Sustainable Transport
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Thematic Areas
Countries
MX02 Improving public transportation systems
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 590,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Transport
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Countries
MX01 Sonora Green Growth Strategy
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 450,000
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
  • Sustainable Transport
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News

News • April 10, 2021

Makerere University Commences implementation of Output 1.4 of Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Project with selecting the Research Themes

On April 8, 2021, Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) held a full day workshop at the university’s conference center to establish a research team and select themes for research. The meeting was attended by 22 university researchers and professors as well as representatives from the GGGI. The research topics are […]

News • April 1, 2021

Going green: Volkswagen Rwanda unveils new motor charging station

Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda on Tuesday, March 30, unveiled a new charging station, thanks to a partnership between the company, Siemens and Radisson Blue Hotel. The new facility is located at Kigali Convention Centre and becomes the second of the kind after the one established in Kigali Special Economic Zone. According to Serge Kamuhinda, the […]

News • March 5, 2021

GGGI Promote Sustainable E-Mobility in Cambodia through an Exciting One Month Campaign

Throughout February, GGGI Cambodia delivered Cambodia’s first Sustainable E-mobility Campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs). From online guest lectures at universities and pop-up events to a social media campaign and photo competition, the campaign has been a lesson in awareness-raising in the age of Covid19 restrictions. The campaign was able […]

GGGI Sustainable Transport Staff

Changsun Jang

Lead in Transport and Sustainable Mobility

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