The importance of new civil society initiatives for a successful transport transition was emphasised by Dr Sophia Becker from TU Berlin in an interview with the AutoMobil podcast from detektor.fm.
In a television interview for the Bayerischer Rundfunk news programme Rundschau, Dr Sophia Becker from TU Berlin gave her assessment of the results of the German government's cabinet meeting on the climate package.
Julia Jarass from the Institute of Transport Research at the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) explained in an interview with the radio station RBB Kultur the current challenges in the implementation of the Berlin Mobility Law with a special focus on walking as a mode of transport.
Sophia Becker was interviewed by RiffReporter (27 August 2019): A free public transport ticket for all is superfluous.
The transport transition is a socio-technical transformation process that cannot succeed without the acceptance of the population. Conceptually, three levels of acceptance can be distinguished: (i) tolerance, (ii) positive attitude and (iii) active engagement (Renn 2013).
Urban mobility is the main source of air pollution in Europe and accounts for 25% of greenhouse gas emissions. In order to address this, a range of interventions and policies are being implemented across major European cities and studies in sustainable urban transport have proliferated. One such mitigation strategy involves redesigning urban form through 'hard' traffic policies, with a view of decreasing emission levels and therefore mitigating the effects of air pollution and climate change.
This case study underlines why the advantages of cycling are even greater in a city with conditions like Monrovia than in a developed city.
Mobility is a key element in the economic and social development of rural areas. The following article gives an overview about the interdependencies of transport and rural development.
The case study covers challenges of motorcycle transport in Liberia based on a survey of national and local stakeholders. The study gives recommendations in order to improve the security of drivers and customers as well as for the improvement of the working conditions.