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Rethinking the Commute With Intermodality in Leipzig

Shared Mobility Airbnb, Kickstarter, Craigslist, Uber, TaskRabbit. These names, and the ever-growing market value they each represent, are indicative of the shift to a new economy – the shared economy. From goods to accommodation, fundraising to services, “sharing” models have disrupted traditional economic cycles across sectors; mobility is no different (Roland Berger, 2014).  Shared mobility 

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City of Cape Town to Procure Electric Buses

The City of Cape Town, one of the Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement participants, will issue a tender for the procurement of electric buses for the MyCiTi service, in line with their commitment to lowering carbon emissions. Since the inception of MyCiTi service in May 2010, approximately 38.5 million passenger journeys have been 

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TAPplications: Gothenburg and Volvo Partner on Electric Buses

This blog series presents some of the applications to the Transformative Actions Program, to show you how cities are “tapping” their potential for sustainability. For more information on the TAP, please visit the website. The City of Gothenburg and AB Volvo realized that they share the same vision of developing a sustainable public transport system 

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Cities in Action: South Korea’s First Ever “Transit Mall”

With a view to addressing severe traffic congestion in one of its downtown streets, the City of Daegu introduced a public transport-only district or ‘transit mall’ in 2003. The implementation of the project was delayed several years because of financial shortages and opposition among local residents and businesses. The City was finally able to establish 

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Freiburg’s Cycling Concept 2020

The city of Freiburg in Germany will be attending the ICLEI World Congress 2015 in Seoul. Among the many great initiatives they have to share, one really stands out: their “Cycling Concept 2020” project. Cycling Concept 2020, launched in 2011 as part of a new transport plan, is hoping to ensure that by 2020, over 

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