Consulting in Sustainable Mobility – Made in Germany: New Edition

Catalogue-picWe’ve edited our Booklet “Consulting in Sustainable Mobility – Made in Germany”: With more than 50 GPSM partners introducing themselves and their services, the Booklet will guide you through some of Germany’s potentials in sustainable transport. Find ideas, partners or expertise worth sharing towards the goal of more sustainable transport systems worldwide.

Serving as a guide for sustainable mobility and green logistics solutions from Germany, the GPSM supports the transformation towards sustainability in developing and emerging countries.

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Workshop of the Strategic Partnership Digital Africa – meeting of the expert group

Logo PRAOn the 7th November 2016 a meeting of the expert group “Logistics” of the Strategic Partnership Digital Africa (StraPa) will take place in Berlin. During the workshop, current developments and activities in the area of (E)logistics of the GIZ will be presented on behalf of the BMZ and possible joint activities will be concretized and first possible steps of the working process will be discussed.Read more

aCar receives the Bavarian Electro Mobility Award 2016

Bild aCarThe GPSM Friend aCar mobility project of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) received this year’s price for electromobility awareded by the Bavarian state government. The aCar concept seeks to provide sustainable electromobility to rural and disconnected areas in in developing countries, focusing particularly on Subsaharan Africa.Read more

Workshop on full electric Public Transport in San Sebastian, Spain

ElektrobusWithin the first quarter of 2017, VCDB VerkehrsConsult Dresden-Berlin GmbH will implement a workshop “From practice – to practice, solutions for a full electric Public Transport“ in San Sebastian, Spain.
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Ensuring sustainable mobility development: GPSM friends at HABITAT III

Quito side event

Vicente Torres of PTV emphasised that transport planning has changed tremendously in the last years. He explained that the planning approach has shifted from capacity oriented provision of road infrastructure to providing an energy efficient and affordable access to mobility. This promising approach however, did not reach overall implementation so far.

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“We are drunk on tech-solutions!“ Expert forum “Connected, mobile and sustainable – the digital city” October 06, 2016 at the Berlin GIZ Representation

IMGP6329On October 06, 2016 numerous experts of the mobility and transport sector discussed how the future of innovative urban mobility could look like and what main constraints are hindering the implementation of their visions. Panel experts included state secretary
Gunther Adler (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, BMUB), head of the directory Dr. Tania Rödiger-Vorwerk (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, BMZ), city officials and start-up representatives from Uber, Ally or Moovel.

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Side event in Quito: Urban Cable Cars – the future of urban mobility above our heads

10-MGD_LineaRoja_126Cities are continually growing and expanding, and information is traveling as fast as ever. With advantages in flexibility, adaptability, and cost, cable transit solutions can dive into the urban market, complementing existing and creating new public transportation networks. Working at every level, cable transit has the unique ability to utilize and expand upon a city´s natural corridors, built form, and existing transit networks. Careful attention to rider comfort and experience, along with community cooperation, and proven benefits can attract both city and resident support. Flexibility in system components and architecture increases opportunity both aesthetically and spatially, optimizing the system for almost any type of urban situation.Read more

Online registration open: International Railway Summit

thalysOnline registration for the 4th International Railway Summit in Paris is now open on the official website .

International Railway Summit is an exclusive meeting platform for key rail industry leaders and expert solution providers. The 4th International Railway Summit will take place in Paris on 15-17 February 2017.

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Invitation to parlamentarian evening: Cargo bikes as an alternative to motorized delivery

lastenradDeliveries are increasingly important services in cities. This is first and foremost due to the spreading trend of online purchases. But inner cities suffer from the increase of motorized deliveries, which is projected to soon reach a the bearable limit. Fortunately, several studies come to the conclusion that a large share of inner city delivery services could be carried out by cargo bicycles.Read more

GPSM About Us Booklet – Now Available in Arabic Language

GPSM_flyer_ARDo You want to know what GPSM is doing? Just have a look at our About Us Booklet. Now also available in Arabic language.

The German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility (GPSM) is serving as a guide for sustainable mobility and green logistics solutions from Germany. As a platform for exchanging knowledge, expertise and experiences, GPSM supports the transformation towards sustainability in developing and emerging countries. It serves as a network of information from academia, businesses, civil society and associations.

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