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10 Principles SUT


Daniel Bongardt

on 24 February 2016

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Transcript of 10 Principles SUT

Support projects to create affordable housing in city centres
Prioritise human-
scale modes
Small urban fabric
Integrate urban and transport development
Develop mixed-use city quarters
Create urban plazas
Car-free housing
Traffic calming
Conduct transport
impact assessment
for new developments
Limit expansion of road space for cars
Add shopping facilities in major transit stations
Develop urban
Place office space close to transit stations
Place office space close to transit stations
Provide bike parking facilities at transit stations
Ensure land value
capture around transit
Locate lower density housing in cycling distance and provide cycling connections
traffic rules
Provide traffic information
(on-time performance, congestion, parking)
Reduce speed limit in residential areas to 30 km/h or lower
Enhance urban connectivity
and reduce detours
Improve critical
intersections for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport
Simple and fair ticketing
Ensure high service quality in public
transport based on performance indicators
User-friendly taxi services
Set up public transport associations integrating timetables, fares and tickets
Facilitate integration of car sharing into transit systems
High performance public transit networks based on BRT and rail
Comfortable interchange facilities
Cycling highways
Realise comprehensive cycling and walking concepts
Pedestrian zones
High-quality street design standards for sidewalks,
cycle paths and complete streets
Remove barriers
for pedestrians
Improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists at intersections
Create a complete urban cycling network
Appoint cycling and pedestrian advisors in traffic administrations
Green waves for bicycles
Job tickets
Distance-based fees/pricing (pay-as-you-drive)
Phase out vehicles
as salary benefit
Urban logistic
distribution centres
Travel restrictions
Incentives to commute by bike or public transport
Telework and flexible working hours
parking policy
Balance parking supply
Clear marking of on-street parking
Parking regulations
e.g. maximum parking requirements
Establish parking fees
Enforce parking rules
Limit parking duration
Inspection & maintenance
(rewards for efficient vehicles)
Vehicle scrapping/
retrofit schemes
Low emission zones
Green procurement for vehicles
for clean fuels
Promote clean fuels
Tax transport
fuels appropriately
User-friendly websites of public transport operators
Provide access to data for smart phone app developers
Marketing for better public transport
Rideshare programs
Bike-friendly companies awards
Marketing campaigns for cycling
Promote local leisure activities
Promote regional products (less need for transport)
Create institutions responsible
for Sustainable Urban Transport
Integrate transport into climate change action plans
Develop, implement and communicate
comprehensive sustainable urban mobility plans
Monitor implementation and performance of measures
Start a stakeholder process to assess and discuss measures
Integrated city and transport planning authority
Public transport alliances
Encourage citizens to start NGOs
Customer associations
Quantify emissions
An efficient transport system is one of the factors that make urban areas competitive. It provides access to jobs, education and health care. However, in many cities people suffer from health problems triggered by exhaust fumes and noise. Traffic jams waste people's time, resulting in considerable financial losses for the economy. Car-based urban transport systems relying on fossil fuels consume enormous amounts of energy, and contribute significantly to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Road accidents take their toll especially among vulnerable groups such as pedestrians and cyclists. Last but not least, millions of urban poor are excluded from safe and efficient transport services – they cannot afford a car, and have to rely on inadequate public transport services and poor facilities for pedestrians and cyclists.

Our approach to urban mobility can be described in a few short words: Moving people, not cars! The goal is to foster those modes of transport which are environmentally, socially and economically sustainable: Public transportation, walking and cycling. We therefore support partner countries and cities in establishing sound policies for sustainable urban mobility, and in implementing concrete measures such as Bus Rapid Transit schemes, cycling networks or Transportation Demand Management (TDM) measures. Complementing local projects in partner countries, the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) hosted by GIZ on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has compiled solutions and best practices for sustainable urban transport in a publication series entitled ‘Sustainable Urban Transport:
A Sourcebook for Policy-makers in Developing Cities’. The documents are available on www.sutp.org

This poster shows selected sustainable urban transport policies and measures which will make cities a better place to live in.

Contact: transport@giz.de
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