EcoMobility Alliance Report Provides Leading Case Studies of Sustainable Mobility

The newly-released EcoMobility Alliance Report 2012-2015 provides an EcoMobility Allianceoverview of the achievements and ambitions of the world’s leading network for sustainable urban mobility. It also features 18 profiles of Alliance cities, showing how members of the Alliance are leading the way on creating people-friendy mobility Systems.

The EcoMobility Alliance is a group of enthusiastic local governments with a common goal: to create and implement urban mobility strategies that prioritize people and the environment. Since its creation in 2011, the EcoMobility Alliance has worked to become a truly global actor by engaging with a geographically diverse range of cities and partners. In addition, the Alliance aims to engage public and private actors in advocating for EcoMobility at a global level.

Participation in the Alliance allows cities to access knowledge and resources made available through the network. Peer-to-peer activities such as city workshops have helped Alliance Cities to advance their EcoMobility agendas, for example, inspiring local leaders to make public transport safer, create public spaces, and increase safety for bicyclists. Cities have also defined areas for further work, including urban logistics, shared mobility and the identification of a more evident link between mobility and health.

Alliance Cities have also shared their experience with cities outside the Alliance through international events and projects. Road safety, air quality monitoring and improvement, energy efficiency, and green infrastructure were some of the active topics of collaboration. Through material prepared by the Alliance secretariat, the work of Alliance cities has been communicated worldwide. In addition, site visits have allowed other cities and partners to learn from the success of Alliance Cities, propagating a model for replication.

Alliance Cities are supported by the EcoMobility team at the ICLEI World Secretariat and by a group of partners from the business, academic and governmental sectors. These partners have been instrumental in the transformation of Alliance Cities, bringing their knowledge and experience to local and subnational governments.

See the report here here.