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Global Fuel Economy Initiative
 
  • 50 By 50 Global Fuel Economy Initiative
    newsletter Issue No. 1
The Global Fuel Economy Initiative believes that huge gains could be made in fuel economy which could help every country to address the pressing issues of climate change, energy security and sustainable mobility. We will continue to raise awareness, present evidence, and offer support, in a way which enables those countries to adopt effective fuel economy standards and policies which work in their circumstances and with their fl eet. This newsletter will be a key way in which we will keep you up to date on our plans and activities.
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  • Black Carbon Policy Summary
This document provides policy-relevant guidance on black carbon. The information it contains is consistent with the fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published in 2007 and is further informed by the 2009 London International Workshop on Black Carbon 1 and subsequent discussions with workshop participants.


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Public Transport

  • Planning and Implementation of a Bus Rapid Transit System in Latin America -summary aimed at decision makers
This guide presents the most relevant aspects to take into account when developing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in cities of the developing world, specifically concentrating on Latin America, while providing examples of several of these systems. The document describes the different steps one must take into account in a BRT project and the relevant details of such a process. Special attention has been given to the challenges that decision makers confront when developing a BRT system and the elements and tools that are available to them in order to move forward with the implementation of a successful system.
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  • Bus Regulation and Planning in Latin America - summary oriented to decision makers
This guide describes the main topics that must be included in a process of reorganisation of bus public transport, based on successful experiences seen in various cities around the world, both developed and developing. Guidelines are given to understand why one must plan and regulate bus systems, and the different options to create and maintain a well-regulated system according to the conditions of a Latin American city, and the characteristics of the existent public transport system
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  • Planning and Implementation of Campaigns to Promote Bicycle Use in Latin American Countries - guide for decision makers

This guide provides a frame of reference for the planning and implementation of campaigns to promote the use of bicycle as a mode of transport. Through the methodology that has been proposed, and based on the experiences of Chile, it presents a practical approach to developing dissemination strategies. In particular, this guide focuses on Latin American and Caribbean cities, where different participants are involved (ranging from authorities to citizens) with the goal of increasing the number of people who use the bicycle as an environmentally sustainable transportation mode.

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       Meetings & Events
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Experience Sharing on Development of Low-carbon Comprehensive Mobility Plans (LCMPs) for Indian Cities
22-23 August 2013, Udaipur, India
Developing Policies and Strategies for Low Carbon Transport in India
24 August 2012, New Delhi, India
ICCT recommends hybrid diesel Euro IV buses for Eastern Africa cities
Addis Ababa - 30 July, Kampala - 1 August and Nairobi - 3 August
UN praises UK effort to make Olympics sustainable
27 July 2012, Bikya Masr
Kenya’s media raise awareness of local Infrastructure Concerns
21 June 2012, Daily Nation and the Star
 

Global Clean Fuels and Vehicles Database

The global Clean Fuels and Vehicles Database is a UNEP global public database for fuel quality, vehicle standards and its automotive fuel efficiency at the national level. 

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Auto Fuel Efficiency and Climate Change

This product is designed to provide policy makers and interested individuals and groups with overviews of policy tools and approaches to improving fleet-wide auto fuel efficiency and promote lower CO2 and non-CO2 emissions from cars, along with case studies that depict these approaches from developed and developing countries.

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UNEP/TNT Toolkit for Clean Fleet Strategy Development

This Toolkit will help you develop a strategy for reducing the envrionmental impacts of your fleet. To develop your own fleet strategy you need to follow the steps below. Start with opening the Step by Step action plan on this homepage.

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