SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY FOR ALL

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May 04, 2018
Transport organizations have been calling for the world to embrace sustainable modes of travel for years. As of late, these calls have gotten stronger. In the past few years, many organizations and agencies have emerged with the sole objective of realizing a world in which sustainable mobility is a reality.
March 20, 2018
The selection process to fill the seats of the new Steering Committee of the Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) initiative will commence on March 31st, 2018. The new governance structure will become effective on July 1, 2018. If you are interested in knowing more, please contact the SuM4All Secretariat at sum4all@worldbank.org.
October 23, 2017
Every morning, I catch the train to work. It arrives anywhere between one minute early and 10 minutes late, meaning my carefully calibrated commute (with just enough time factored in to grab a latte) is regularly thrown out of whack.
Source: New York Post
October 19, 2017
A new report affirms what many people already know: Harassment and physical abuse are preventing women around the world from being able to use public transportation safely.
Source: Huffington Post
May 04, 2018
Three years ago, Professor Leszek Sibilski embarked on an academic project to explore the role of bicycles in development. Little did he know then that his project would evolve into a massive advocacy effort, backed by the Sustainable Mobility for All initiative, to have the United Nations designate a day to celebrate and promote bicycle use around the world. He succeeded.
January 24, 2018
Transport is not gender-neutral. This was the key message that came out of a high-level gender discussion co-hosted by the World Bank and the World Resources Institute during the recent Transforming Transportation 2018 conference, which was held in Washington DC between January 11-12, 2018.
December 14, 2017
For years, the transport sector has been looking at solutions to reduce its carbon footprint. A wide range of stakeholders has taken part in the public debate on transport and climate change, yet one mode has remained largely absent from the conversation: maritime transport.
October 30, 2017
In the 1960s, the vision of future mobility was people with jet packs and flying cars – we believed these innovations wouldn’t be far off after the moon landing in 1969. Obviously, the reality in 2017 is somewhat different.