On 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
The 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
Within 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.
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.
“We are drunk on tech-solutions!“ Expert forum “Connected, mobile and sustainable – the digital city” October 06, 2016 at the Berlin GIZ Representation
On 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.
Cities 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 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.
Deliveries 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
Do 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.
The World Collaborative Mobility Congress “wocomoco” is a meeting place for the various players from the world of collaborative mobility. The congress aims at driving social change towards the creation of sustainable, efficient mobility and is therefore promoting dialogue on the theme from the political, economic and social aspects.
This year, the 4th wocomoco took place on the 7th and 8th September 2016 in Warsaw and hosted international experts from around the globe discussing innovative mobility solutions, trends in sharing mobility, co-mobility start-ups and further Topics.Read more