Urban Transport

Functioning transportation networks are a key element for cities and towns across the Globe and are a precondition for economic activity and social participation. At the same time, economic and social benefits of urban mobility are frequently accompanied by negative side effects such as congestion, social exclusion, accidents, air pollution and energy consumption.

UN-HABITAT at the Cities for Mobility World Congress
Stuttgart, Germany, 4 Jul 11

UN-HABITAT was part of the participants at the Cities for Mobility Congress held here in early July.

Opportunities for Integrating Land-Use and Transport Planning in Kenya’s New County System
Nairobi, 12 Jul 11
With the passage of an new constitution last year, Kenya in on the threshold of many new changes especially in terms of planning processes, particularly decentralization of responsibilities.
African Development Bank explores green options
Lisbon, 24 Jun 11
More than 77 countries and representatives of international organizations including UN-HABITAT attended the annual meeting of the African Development Bank early June in a new quest for sustainable growth on the continent.
UN-HABITAT at OECD transport summit
Leipzig, Germany, 31 May 11

UN-HABITAT was one of the participant institutions at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) organized International Transport Forums' (ITF) 2011 annual summit held here last week.

Sustainable Transport in East African Cities
Christian Schlosser: UNEP Today's Expert

Topic: Promoting Sustainable Urban Mobility in Africa

Share the Road: Increase Investment in Walking and Cycling Infrastructure
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GIZ Sourcebook for Decision Makers in Developing Countries
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Sustainable Mobility in African Cities
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Global Report on Human Settlements 2009: Planning Sustainable Cities
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Informal Transport in the Developing World
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