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Promotion of non-motorised transport

Promotion of non-motorised transport

  • City goods – A win-win model for delivery

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:
    Cross-sectoral enabler:

    To improve accessibility in the city centre, a joint goods reception for smaller deliveries to downtown shops has been established.

    The city, property owners, transport companies and stores have collaborated to simplify regulations, establish walking speed areas and intensify checks. As a result, it is remarkably easier to distribute goods in the city while traffic intensity, noise and emissions have decreased. The participant response has been consistently positive and the model has attracted interest from other cities in Sweden and internationally.

  • Taiwan Research Institute

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    China
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Taiwan Research Institute (TRI) was established in 1994 by a group of leading members of the business community in Taiwan. TRI dedicates itself to the general public as a non-partisan specialized think tank. TRI aims to deepen the foundation of Taiwan's development, to nurture an environment conducive to sustainable economic growth, to raise the living standards of the people and to encourage technological innovation.

  • HDR 2007/2008

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
    Objective:

    According to the Human Development Report 2007/2008, the consequences of climate change for some of the world’s poorest people could be devastating. The report seeks to identify the nature of policies that will tackle the causes of climate change and enable effective adaptation, particularly for those who are most vulnerable to its impacts.The first chapter argues that energy-related carbon emissions could rise by more than 50 per cent over the 2005 level by 2030.

  • The Green House

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    South Africa
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    The Green House is a sustainability consulting firm with experience working on energy, climate change and sustainability-related projects including climate policy development, strategic energy and climate planning, technology assessment, emissions modelling, and life cycle assessment. The Green House has experience in sectors including electricity supply, urban systems, transport, bioenergy, biofuels, industry, commerce, agriculture, food, retail, municipal waste management, mining and minerals.

  • Grütter Consulting

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Switzerland
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    Grütter Consulting (GC) develops sustainable transport projects including policies development, biofuels implementation, urban and inter-urban mobility, electric, gas-powered vehicles, freight and logistics projects. It has implemented various projects in road-based transport (urban and inter-urban), rail and shipping with the objective to identify options for reducing the environmental footprint of transport. Also, GC realizes financial structuring within the framework of its projects.