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All posts tagged "Mobility"
Report on Mobility of Care Assessment of Nairobi’s Public Minibus Transport Services
The concept Mobility of Care was coined in 2008 by Professor Inés Sánchez de Madariaga as a result of a research project she carried out for the Spanish Ministry of Infrastructure (Sánchez de Madariaga, 2009). This research...
- Posted February 26, 2019
Report on Gender Equity Assessment of Nairobi’s Public Minibus Transport Services
Public transportation is a necessary service for accessing economic, educational and social opportunities. Yet public transportation around the world has been found to be unequivocally less safe for women than for men. Historically, the public transportation industry...
- Posted February 26, 2019
Medición de impacto – Urbanismo Táctico Parque de los Niños
Con fin de medir la percepción de la intervención por parte de los peatones que pasan por la zona, se realizaron dos sesiones de sondeo en el punto, antes y después de la intervención de urbanismo táctico....
- Posted October 10, 2018
Streets for walking & cycling Designing for safety, accessibility, and comfort in African cities
Walking and cycling are healthy and pollution-free forms of mobility that are fundamental to life. In African cities, many are dependent on these modes as their primary means of transport. Even for those who choose public transport...
- Posted September 10, 2018
Reducing speeds for better mobility and quality of life – CarlosFelipe Pardo
The lecture will address the issue of having more appropriate speeds in cities while increasing efficiency and livability. MP3 AUDIO: CarlosFelipe Pardo – Reducing speeds for better mobility and quality of life SYNOPSIS Issues which the lecture addresses...
- Posted August 1, 2017
UN-Habitat and DLR sign Memorandum of Understanding on Sustainable Urban Mobility
Berlin, 18 July 2017 – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the Institute of Transport Research of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to promote cooperation between the...
- Posted July 19, 2017
The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation (LVWATSAN-Mwanza) Project: Mobilization and Institutional Facilitation of Sanitation (UN-Habitat)
Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation program (LVWATSAN) was first launched in 2004 by the Ministers responsible for water within the East Africa Community (EAC) with the aim of achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for water and...
- Posted February 6, 2017
Academy of Sustainable Urban Mobility (AoSUM)
This course is aimed at decision-makers who wish to gain an advanced understanding of Sustainable and Innovative Urban Mobility Solutions. You are eligible to apply only if you are a representative of a local, regional or national...
- Posted January 11, 2017
Experts discuss ICT as a solution for mobility
Kiambu, Kenya 15 September 2016– Experts from UN-Habitat, telecommunications giant Ericsson, Mat Q- a leading transport sectors’ web based ERP System – and the County Government of Kiambu among other stakeholders held a consultative meeting in Nairobi which...
- Posted September 15, 2016
UN-Habitat spearheads initiative to improve Nairobi’s transport systems
Stockholm 2 July 2015—UN-Habitat is spearheading an ambitious initiative that is expected to drastically improve Nairobi’s transportation systems and position the Kenyan capital as the regional travel hub. Towards this end, last month the Governor of Nairobi...
- Posted July 2, 2015
Bicycle use Study and Analysis Report for Nairobi Central Business District
This report presents the summary findings from bicycle use study within Nairobi Business District. The study was conducted to address the objectives that formed the scope of the study that focused on assessment of bicycle use within...
- Posted June 5, 2015
Poverty and sustainable transport
This review of the poverty implications of urban and rural transport was requested by the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), contracted by UN-Habitat and implemented by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) with funding from UK...
- Posted June 5, 2015
Indicators of urban poor communities and their accessibility
The purpose of this paper is to provide a clear guide to users of the Urban Poor Accessibility Tool on how to: – Identify target urban poor communities using indicators – Easily analyse the information and data...
- Posted June 5, 2015
Promoting Non-Motorized Transport in Asian Cities: Policymakers’ Toolbo
Parallel to urbanization, Asia is undergoing rapid motorization. Asia is now home to around half a billion vehicles. It has been estimated that by 2035, both the vehicle population and motorization index will at least double in...
- Posted August 29, 2014
Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility:Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 – Policy directions (Arabic Language Version)
Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility argues that the development of sustainable urban transport systems requires a conceptual leap. The purpose 'transportation' and 'mobility' is to gain access to destinations, activities, services and goods.
- Posted July 29, 2014
Streets as Tools for Urban Transformation in Slums.
A Street-Led Approach to Citywide Slum Upgrading. Historically, governments have implemented slum upgrading projects and programmes of varying scale and scope.
- Posted July 18, 2014
Sustainable Mobility in African Cities
This report is the summary of the seminar ‘Sustainable Development of Public Transport in Africa’, held in Nairobi, Kenya.
- Posted June 27, 2014
People and Mobility , Promoting non-motorised transport options and compact cities as complements to public transport
This report covers the process and general debate of the Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable Mobility for African Cities in Dakar, Senegal, following the 1st UATP Congress on African Public Transport.
- Posted June 23, 2014
Transport and Mobility Snapshots
This illustrated report provides a rich collection of images of sustainable urban transport and mobility initiatives from cities around the world which are represented in the United Nations Advisory Committee of Local Authorities (UNACLA).
- Posted June 13, 2014
Action Platform on Urban Electric Mobility Initiative (UEMI)
The transport sector is a vital enabler of economic activity and social connectivity, but is also the second largest and one of the fastest growing energy end-use sectors, representing 23% of global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. The...
- Posted May 13, 2014