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February 6, 2017

How UNDP supports the City of Batumi in Greening Urban Transport via Sustainable Public Transit

Batumi is the second largest city in Georgia with population of over 154 thousand people and one of the major summer tourism destinations in the […]
January 17, 2017

From Moving Vehicles to Moving People: Designing a Mass Public Transportation System for Kampala

In developing countries like Uganda, urbanisation holds the key to achieving productivity and is therefore the foundation for economic growth. Urbanisation is able to spur […]
November 16, 2016

The Olympic Challenge: Countdown for a Transformation in Rio de Janeiro City’s Transport System

Rio de Janeiro: Olympic city Will Rio de Janeiro be ready for the Olympic Games? Will the city infrastructure be enough to handle the great […]
November 2, 2016

Spotlight on Johannesburg’s Electricity – How the City of Gold is Regaining its Shine

Introduction The city of Johannesburg, located in Gauteng province South Africa, earned its nickname as “the city of gold” due to the gold rush that […]
October 19, 2016

Delhi’s Urban Transportation System – Challenges Galore

Delhi is the national capital of India and lies in the north of the country. Ever since independence of India in 1947, a boom in […]
October 5, 2016

Geneva’s New Urban Energy Infrasystem – Connectivity for Sustainability

The city of Geneva has been at the epicenter of global governance and decision-making for nearly 100 years and is a prime example of local […]
September 11, 2016

Searching for alternative ways of mobility in the metropolis of Mexico City

Over a decade ago, when I was an undergraduate, I used to commute daily to Santa Fe, one of Mexico City’s major business districts -and […]
July 28, 2016

Cape Town’s Public Transport – the political obstacles to a unified smart card

Cape Town is developing into one of the most attractive and exciting cities in the world. There are, however, aspects of the city that have […]
July 14, 2016

The Case of Vancouver – Simply Walk to Your Final Destination

Introduction Integrated policy that includes land use and transportation planning can reduce car-dependency in cities. One of the best examples in North America can be […]
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